Manuscript Collection

The Fergusons of Pitfour - Accession 1141 - M523 (574)

Title

The Fergusons of Pitfour - Accession 1141 - M523 (574)

Files

Identifier

Accession 1141 - M523 (574)

Inclusive Dates

1999

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

5 pieces

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of The Fergusons of Pitfour: A Hero & His Family by Dr. Marianne McLeod Gilchrist published in 1999. The book describes the family of James Ferguson (1700-1777) who was a Scottish advocate and second Laird of Pitfour. A good portion of this work is devoted to his son Major Patrick Ferguson (1744-1780), a member of the British military during the American Revolution and his military career that eventually led to his death during the Battle of King's Mountain on October 7, 1780 which took place in York County, SC. Also included in this book are narratives and a family tree detailing the rest of James Ferguson's family.

Additional Notes

This copy is signed by the author.

Provenance

The Fergusons of Pitfour were given to the Archives on June 29, 2004 by Dr. and Mrs.Ross Webb.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

The Fergusons of Pitfour - Accession 1141 - M523 (574)

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