A Poisonous Method : Arsenic

‘A Poisonous Method’ is an up and coming trilogy of lectures that focus on the statistics, economics and social issues that were caused by common poisons in 19th century Scotland. Unfortunately, the easy accessibility of numerous poisons facilitated the murders of many Scottish citizens. This first part of the series focuses on the use of arsenic as a murder weapon as well as discussing its role in the economy and impact on society.