Examines, based on contemporary accounts, the protests in the small coastal town Pulteneytown, Caithness, on Wednesday, 24 February, 1847, against the export of grain; the circumstances in which a small detachment from the British Army’s 76th Regiment opened fire on the protesters; and local and London newspaper comments about the confrontation and the military response.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Studies in Scottish Literature|
|Publication status||Published - 31 Jul 2020|
- scottish history