9 November 2014

Reward for the apprehension of George Milne


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
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.


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.

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