in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Surgery. 1789 words.
Ramsay, James (1733–1789), surgeon and slavery abolitionist, was born on 25 July 1733 at Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, the only son of William Ramsay (1683–1754), ship's carpenter, and his...