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DOUGLAS.

Edinburgh, 1872; Dr. Dor- co-editor of the Jahrbucher utsche Theologie. UGLAS, Thb Hon. and 7 Rev. Abthtjb GAsooiaNE, p of Aberdeen and Orkney, e youngest son of George ), hite Earl of Morton, by es Theodora, eldest daughter late Right Hon. Sir George 7 Rose, G.C.H., of Sandhills, I. He was born in January, He graduated at University ^e, Durham, taking his B.A. e in 1819, and proceeding in 1850, in which year he was led deacon by Dr. Maltby, p of Durham. He was ad- d into priest's orders by the p of Worcester, in 1851. ig held for a short time the y of Kidderminster, Mr. Dou- nras appointed in 1855 to the •y of St. Olave, Southwark, n the following year was col- to the rectory of Scaldwell, lamptonshire, which living he till 1872, when he accepted ricarage of Shapwick, in the 36 of Salisbury. On May 1, he was consecrated, in the h of St. Andrew, Aberdeen, i Scottish Episcopal Bishopric )erdeen and Orkney, in suc- m to the late Bishop Suther. larried, in 1855, Anna Maria iett, youngest daughter of the Mr. Richard Richards, of rnwch, Merionethshire. •UGLAS, Robert Kennawat, t>orn Aug. 23, 1838, at Lark- House, near Ottery St. Mary, Q, and educated at a private 1 at Bath, and at the Bland- grammar School. He was ap- ed by the Foreign Office Stu- Interpreter in the China liar Service in 1858 ; in 1860 )came Secretary to the Allied uission for the Government of IJity of Canton ; was tempo- r attached to Her Britannic sty's Legation at Peking in

was the same year appointed

preter on the staff of General

Sir Charles Staveley, K.C.B. ; waa appointed Acting Vice-Consul at Taku in 1862, which post he held until his return to England on leave in 186 i. Li the following year he resigned his appointment in the Consular Service in order to take up the post of Assistant of the Upper Section of the Ist class in the Library of the British Museum, with special charge of the Chinese and Japanese Libra- ries ; was promoted to the office of Assistant Keeper in 1880, with the additional diarge of the Sub- Department of Maps; was ap- pointed Professor of Chinese at King's College, London, in 1873. Professor Douglas is the authoi of " Two Lectures on the Language and Literature of China," 1875 ; " The Life of Jenghiz Khan," 1877 i " Confucianism and Taonism," 1880; " China," 1882. He was honorary Secretary to the Internationa] Congress of Orientalists during the session in London in 1874, and edited the " Proceedings ;" he alsc represented England, at the session held at St. Petersburg in 1876 He compiled and edited a catalogue of the Chinese books and manu- scripts in the British Museum which was printed by order of the Trustees in 1876. He is the authoi of several articles on China and thi Far East, in the new edition of the " Encyclopsedia Britannica ;" h( has also contributed linguistic an^ other articles relating to the same subjects in the periodicals of the day. Professor Douglas is a govemo] of Dulwich College.

DOUGLAS, Sir William Fft TBS, P.R.S.A., son of Mr. Jamef Douglas, banker of Edinburgh, b^ Martha Brook, grand-niece of Sii William Fettes, Bart.* (founder oi the Fettes CoUege), was born ai Edinburgh March 29, 1822. He reeieived his education at the Uni versity of Edinburgh. At the age of twenty-one he first exhibited a1 the Royal Scottish Academy, anc since that period he has continuec