Abercrombie, John 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.