1793 - 1841
King's College, Aberdeen; St. Andrews University
Newspaper editor and journalist; cleric, lawyer, and schoolmaster; editor of Caledonian Mercury; contributor to Edinburgh Review; wrote on Scottish history. See ODNB.
Mackintosh, Sir James
10/24/1765 - 1832
University of Edinburgh; King's College, Aberdeen
Writer and Whig politician; friend of James Boswell; wrote Arguments Concerning the Constitutional Right of Parliament to Appoint a Regency (1788), wrote Vindiciae Gallicae supporting the French revolution; wrote for and edited the Morning Chronicle; served in India and in parliament. See ODNB.
09/18/1799 - 06/04/1870
King's College, Aberdeen
Teacher and poet; born in London but raised in Aberdeen; private secretary to Joseph Hume; wrote articles in Blackwood's Magazine; wrote editorials for the Aberdeen Journal. See Boase III: 26-7.