Duncan, John (3), Lld
Duncan, John (3), LL.D.
a Scotch clergyman, was ordained, April 28, 1836, the first minister of the Church extension parish of Milton, presbytery of Glasgow; resigned his parish work in October, 1840; was set apart as missionary to the Jews, May 16, 1841; joined the Free Secession in 1843, and was appointed professor of Oriental languages in the college at Edinburgh the same year. He died February 26, 1870. Dr. Duncan published a Lecture on the Jews, and Letters in the Home and Foreigz Missionary Record. See Fasti Eccles. Scoticanae, 2:45; Life, by David Brown (Edinburgh, 1872).