Harper, James, Dd
Harper, James, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born in Glasgow, Scotland, July 28, 1802. He graduated from Glasgow University in 1823, studied divinity under Dr.. Dick, was ordained by the United Secession Presbytery of Glasgow, came to New York in 1833, became pastor at Galway, then at Ellicott city, Maryland (1838), and finally at Shippensburg, Pennsylvania (1840), until his resignation in 1870. He died May 9, 1876. See Nevin, Presb. Encyclop. s.v.