Cairns, Adam (2), Dd
Cairns, Adam (2), D.D.
a Scotch clergyman (son of the preceding), studied at the Edinburgh University; was licensed to preach in 1824; became assistant to Sir Henry Moncrieff Wellwood, Bart.; was presented by the earl of Wemyss to the living. at Manor in 1828, and ordained.; transferred to Dunbog in 1833, and promoted to Cussar in 1837. He joined the Free Secession in 1843. His health failing, he was sent as a missionary to Gibraltar; demitted his charge, and settled in Chalmer's Church, Melbourne, Australia, in 1853. He published Some Objections to Universal Atonement, and other Sermons:- The Second Woe (1852):-and The Origin and Obligation of the Sabbath. See Fasti Eccles. Scoticance, i, 251; ii, 463, 490.