WHEREAS upon the night betwixt the 26th and 27th of October last, a man of the name of WILLIAM LUMSDEN, Labourer in Aberdeen, received an injury upon the head while on the public street, and died upon the evening of Friday following; and as it is supposed, the said William Lumsden's death was occasioned by the foresaid injury: And whereas there is reason to suspect that GEORGE MILNE, Student of Medicine in Aberdeen was implicated, or art and part, in inflicting the said injury, - A REWARD of
TWENTY POUNDS Sterling
is hereby offered to any person or persons who shall apprehend and lodge the person of the said George Milne in any one of his Majesty's Jails; to be paid by Alexander Cadenhead, Procurator Fiscal of this Burgh, upon the said George Milne's being so lodged.
Council-Chamber, 7th Nov. 1814.
DESCRIPTION OF THE SAID GEORGE MILNE.
He is about 5 feet 6 or 7 inches high - of a slender make - about 24 years of age - of a pale complexion - pitted a little with the small pox - dark brown hair - hazle eyes - and speaks the Aberdeen dialect.
Published in the Aberdeen Journal, Wednesday 9th November 1814.