Ferguson, James, 1710-1776

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1710-04-25
Death 1776-11-17
English

Biographical notes:

James Ferguson (1710-1776) was a Scottish philosopher, astronomer and engineer.

From the description of James Ferguson papers, ca. 1740-1776. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122517389

From the guide to the James Ferguson papers, ca. 1740-1776, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

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Subjects:

  • Perpetual motion--Early works to 1800
  • Dialing
  • Inventions
  • Astronomy
  • Mathematicians--Correspondence
  • Mechanics--History--18th century
  • Clocks and watches--Drawings
  • Philosophy, experimental--History
  • Sundials
  • Lectures and lecturing--18th century
  • Engineering
  • Clocks and watches--History
  • Astronomers--Correspondence
  • Clocks and watch makers--History

Occupations:

  • Astronomers
  • Engineers

Places:

  • England (as recorded)
  • Scotland (as recorded)