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Ferguson, James Frederic (1806-1855), antiquary

George Barnett Smith and Aideen Ireland

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Ferguson, James Frederic (1806-1855), antiquary, was born at Charleston, South Carolina. His father was Jacques Frédéric Jaquemain of Cambrai, who left France during the revolution and assumed the name Ferguson in 1793. Six years later he went to America, and in 1800 he became deputy postmaster at Beaufort, South Carolina, ...

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