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Philosophy

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter, 27 March 1798, to James Chalmer, signed by Adam Ferguson

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1708
Content Description Autograph letter signed by Adam Ferguson to James Chalmer, solicitor, dated Hallyard, 27 March 1798.
The letter refers to a 'half yearly certificate' which Chalmer will have 'as usual'. and on which he 'will do the needfull'. Ferguson goes on to say that his 'son writes [...] that the Copper Plates are come to hand & I have desired impressions in order to know in which state they come out of Mr [?] keeping...'.
Dates: 1798

Volume of student lecture notes entitled "Heads of Dr. Ferguson's Lectures 1760", 1760

 Item — Box CLX-A-1591
Identifier: Coll-1848/20-0060
Scope and Contents This item is a volume of student lecture notes entitled "Heads of Dr. Ferguson's Lectures 1760", 44-page long, apparently by a student who attended Adam Ferguson's lectures at the University of Edinburgh. As the title suggests, these are the "heads" or outlines of the course, but with a fair bit of detail included. The lectures concern mankind in its divisions, social actions, forms of government, etc.
Dates: 1760