James Anderson of Hermiston

James Anderson of Hermiston

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James Anderson FRSE FSA(Scot) (17 January 1738 - 15 October 1808), was a figure in the Scottish Enlightenment, an agriculturist, inventor of the Scotch Plough, and economist. Anderson was born at Long Hermiston, Midlothian. At the age of fifteen, after the death of his parents, he took over the working of the farm, which his family had occupied for several generations. In 1768 Anderson married Margaret Seton (died 1788), and took over the management of a farm in Aberdeenshire of 1300 acres (5.3 km ). They had thirteen children.show more

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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 100g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136744414
  • 9786136744414