The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Cairns, Hugh MacCalmont, Earl
Lawyer and politician, born in co. Down, Ireland; called to the English bar; entered Parliament, representing Belfast; became Lord Chancellor under Disraeli's government in 1868, and again in 1874; took an active interest in philanthropic movements (1819-1885).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Cairns, Hugh MacCalmont, Earl'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/c/cairns-hugh-maccalmont-earl.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.