The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Scottish poet, born in Crawford, Lanarkshire; bred a wig-maker; took to bookselling, and published his own poems, "The Gentle Shepherd," a pastoral, among the number, a piece which describes and depicts manners very charmingly (1686-1758).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Ramsay, Allan'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/r/ramsay-allan.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.