18 December 2016

Conviction of Roderick Ross

On Saturday last, Roderick Ross, weaver, who had lately been liberated from Bridewell, was brought to trial by the Procurator Fiscal, for having in his possession a large quantity of base money made with intent to resemble shillings of the current coin of the realm; and for uttering a considerable part of it, knowing it to be such.  On being convicted, he was sentenced by the sitting Magistrate, to eighteen months in Bridewell.

Published in the Aberdeen Journal, Wednesday 18th December 1816.

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