James Small (inventor)

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James Small (1740, Dalkeith, Midlothian – 1793) was a Scottish inventor instrumental in the invention of the modern-style iron swing plough in 1779-80.[1]

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  1. ^ Brown, Jonathan (2004). "Small, James (bap. 1740, d. 1793)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/51709. Retrieved 2016-03-10.  (subscription or UK public library membership required). Date also given as 1763 (Smout, T. C. (1969). A History of the Scottish People 1560-1830. London: Collins. p. 235. ISBN 978-0-00-686027-3. ) or 1784 ("James Small". Gazetteer for Scotland. Retrieved 2016-03-10. )

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