Erskine, Robert

Erskine, Robert,

1735–80, geographer and surveyor general to the American Revolutionary army, b. Dunfermline, Scotland. His several hundred detailed maps of the region W of the Hudson River, showing roads, buildings, and other details, were of much use to Gen. George Washington and remain historically valuable.
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They were Janet Smith, Shotts, Lanarkshire, Edith Whitelaw, Erskine, Robert Gillan, Maybole, Ayrshire, James McClory, Cambuslang, Ropbert Bain, Glasgow, Sheila Massie, Inverness, James Pearcey, Dumfries and Isobel Wilson, Airdrie.