in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 560 words.
Pitcairn, David (1749–1809), physician, born on 1 May 1749 in Fife, was the eldest son of Elizabeth Dalrymple and her husband, Major John Pitcairn (bap. 1722, d. 1775), who was killed at...