Archibald Ramsay


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(Born: ???? - Died: ????)

Almost nothing in known about Archibald Ramsay other than he lived in Stonehaven, Scotland, where he was a druggist. Directories for Stonehaven (printed in 1846 and 1847) list “Ramsay, Archibald, Druggist” (respectively p. 226 and p. 219). An 1827-1828 directory lists “Ramsay, Archibald, tailor, 6, Marischal-street” (p. 89). An 1866 directory for Fife and Kinross Counties lists “Ramsay, Archibald” in Milemark, as a vintner. Slaters Royal National Commercial Directory of Scotland, Aberdeenshire 1882 lists Archibald Ramsay as Harbour Master and Collector of Dues for Inverkeithing. An 1821-23. directory lists “Ramsay[[,]] Archibald and Co., Druggists” (p. 458) as being in Stonehaven, on Allardice Street. An 1897 article on Stonehaven in 1837 (from the Stonehaven Journal), notes Archibald Ramsay as a druggist, on Barclay Street.

 

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  • Heartman, Charles F. and James R. Canny, A Bibliography of First Printings of the Writings of Edgar Allan Poe, Hattiesburg, MS: The Book Farm, 1943.
  • Mabbott, Thomas Ollive, ed., The Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe (Vols 2-3 Tales and Sketches), Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1978. (Second printing 1979)
  • Thomas, Dwight and David K. Jackson, The Poe Log: A Documentary Life of Edgar Allan Poe 1809-1849, Boston: G. K. Hall & Sons, 1987.

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