Ferguson, James, 1710-1776

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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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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Storer, Ebenezer. Ebenezer Storer Collection, 1750- ca. 1775. Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Henderson, Ebenezer, 1809-1879. Letter: 1866 Feb. 5, Astral Villa, Muchart, Perthshire, to David Laing, Signet Library, Edinburgh / E. Henderson. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Henderson, Ebenezer, 1809-1879. Letter: 1868 Jan. 25, Astral Villa, Muchart, Perthshire, to David Laing / E. Henderson. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Ferguson, James, 1710-1776. James Ferguson letters to James Beresford, 1771-1774. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Papers of James Ferguson (1710-1776), 18th century Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Donald Hyde and Mary Hyde Eccles Autograph Collection, 1505-1957 (inclusive), 1702-1854 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Henderson, Ebenezer, 1809-1879. Letter: 1866 Nov. 3, Astral Villa, Muchart, Perthshire, to David Laing, Edinburgh / E. Henderson. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Henderson, Ebenezer, 1809-1879. Letter: 1869 Aug. 16, Astral Villa, Muchart, Perthshire, to David Laing, Edinburgh / E. Henderson. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Henderson, Ebenezer, 1809-1879. Letter: 1866 Feb. 8, Astral Villa, Muchart, Perthshire, to David Laing, Signet Library, Edinburgh / E. Henderson. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Henderson, Ebenezer, 1809-1879. Letter: 1862 Aug. 12, New Ferry, Cheshire, to David Laing, Signet Library, Edinburgh / E. Henderson. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Ferguson, James, 1710-1776. [Autograph astronomical manuscript. Buffalo & Erie County Public Library, Rare Books
creatorOf Ferguson, James, 1710-1776. Dialling : typescript, 1934 Jan. / by James Ferguson ; transcribed by R. Newton Mayall & Margaret W. Mayall. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Ferguson, James, 1710-1776. James Ferguson papers, ca. 1740-1776. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf James Ferguson papers, ca. 1740-1776 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Boswell's Life of Johnson : including Boswell's Journal of a tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a journey into North Wales, edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1464-1897 (inclusive), 1724-1874 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Henderson, Ebenezer, 1809-1879. Letter: 1861 May 21, Greenbank, St Helens, to David Laing / E. Henderson. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
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associatedWith Beresford, James person
correspondedWith Boswell, James, 1740-1795 person
associatedWith Cox, James, jeweler. person
associatedWith Henderson, Ebenezer, 1809-1879. person
associatedWith Storer, Ebenezer. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
England
Scotland
Subject
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
Occupation
Astronomers
Engineers
Activity

Person

Birth 1710-04-25

Death 1776-11-17

English

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