in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Publishing. 733 words.
Rae, Peter (c. 1671–1748), printer and mechanic, was born probably at Burronhill in the parish of Mouswald near Dumfries; his father's name was probably Peter Rae. In February 1692 he is...