Scottish Notes and Queries Volume 4-6

Scottish Notes and Queries Volume 4-6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...Poet. A.Kilmarnock, 1833. 444. Vim. Jack, LL.D. (Professor): Mathematician, Journalist, etc. Educated at Irvine Academy and Glasgow. Mr. Jack took high honours at Cambridge. He has leen successively Inspector of Schools, Editor of Glasgow Herald, and Professor of Mathematics, Glasgow University, an office he now holds, b. Stewarton, 1834. 445. James Brown, D.D.: Leading U.P. Divine and Author. His chief works are: --Life of the Scottish Probationer; Life of Professor John Eadie; and Life of W. B. Robertson, D.D. He was also Editor of the U.P. Missionary Record, b. Secession Manse, Auchinleck Parish, 5th March, 1835, d. 1890. 446. Rev. fames Ballantine: Poet and Missionary. Educated at Glasgow University. After some years spent in teaching, first in his native town and then in Glasgow, Mr. B. accepted an appointment as teacher in Jamaica. Here, having been found qualified for missionary work, he was ordained over the Stirling Congregation, from which he was called to Kingston. Passing thence to Canada he became for eight years a prominent Canadian divine, after which he returned to Jamaica, where he still labours. Mr. Ballantine, who has been a frequent contributor to many journals, and an occasional pamphleteer, published a volume of his collected poems in 1865. b. Irvine, 28th Aug., 1834. 447. Rev. James Hoivie Wylie, LL.D.: Journalist and Author. Mr. Wylie, who began life as a journalist in Ayr, proved himself a very able pressman, hoth in England anil Scotland. Me was for a time a Baptist minister in England, but his health rendered it necessary for him to discontinue public-speaking, and he returned to the profession of journalism. He wrote to many periodicals, and was the founder and for a series of years editor of The Christian..show more

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  • Paperback | 440 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 780g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236992059
  • 9781236992055