List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
ROSS' ALMS HOUSE Ross' Alms House
Ross' Alms House
Ross' Alms House
Dr. Fairbairn
Francis Hamilton Esqr. T.C. [Town Clerk]
William Henderson Town Clerk
017.04 A small dwelling house in which 4 old men are lodged, and supported from a sum of money that was left by an individual in India about 50 years ago, to his relatives in Hamilton. Capt. [Captain] Aikman Ross, from whom the house is named, brought home the money, and in consequence of the heirs not being found, appropriated it to the support of 4 of the oldest men in the place.

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