Carmichael, Alexander, Am

Carmichael, Alexander, A.M.

a Scotch clergyman (son of the minister at Markinich), took his degree at the University of St. Andrews in 1660; was licensed to preach in 1664, and admitted minister at Pettinain the same year. He was deposed for adopting views antagonistic to episcopacy, in 1667, and joined the Presbyterians; was cited before the privy council in 1672; went to London, and founded in London Wall one of the earliest congregations of Scottish Presbyterians in that city. He died in July, 1677, aged about thirty-eight years. Shortly afterwards appeared a. small work of his, entitled, Sin in Believers. See Wilson, Dissenting Churches, 2, 463, 464; Fasti Eccles. Scoticanae, 2, 331, 332.

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