30 April 2017

Shop-breaking in St. Fergus


WHEREAS, on the night between Friday the 25th, and Saturday the 26th of April inst. the shop of Alexander Robertson, Merchant in St. Fergus, was broken into, and the following articles Stolen and Carried off therefrom, viz: - 5 or 6 Pieces of Muslin, about 4 Dozen of Silk Handkerchiefs, a Piece of Blue Cloth, consisting of about 20 yards, Half-a-Piece of Blue Kerseymere, Two or Three Pounds of Tea, and from Eight to Ten Pounds Sterling, in Silver and Copper:


Is hereby offered, to any one who will give such information, to Hugh Fullerton, Procurator Fiscal of the County of Aberdeen, as may lead to the discovery and conviction of the person or persons concerned in the said offence, and the informer's name shall be concealed.

It is earnestly requested that any person offering such Goods for sale, without being able to shew a Hawker's Licence; or otherwise being of a suspicious description, may be detained, and information thereof given to the nearest Magistrate.

Published in the Aberdeen Journal, Wednesday 30th April 1817.

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