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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Abercrombie, John

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D.D., author of Enquiries concerning the Intellectual Powers, published 1830, and the Philosophy of the Moral Feelings, published 1833, was born at Aberdeen, Nov. 11, 1781, and attained the highest rank as a practical and consulting physician at Edinburgh. He became Lord Rector of Marischal College, Aberdeen, 1835. Besides the works above named, he wrote Essays and Tracts on Christian Subjects (Edinb. 18mo); Harmony of Christian Faith and Character (reprint from preceding, N.Y. 1845, 18mo). He died Nov. 14, 1844. Quart. Rev. 45:341.

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(Aberdonia Devana), the seat of a Scotch bishopric, formerly suffragan to the Archbishopric of St. Andrew. The bishopric was transferred to Aberdeen about the year 1130, by King David, from Murthilack, now Mortlick, which had been erected into an episcopal see by Malcolm II in the year 1010, Beancus, or Beyn, being the first bishop.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Abercrombie, John'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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