Maclean, Archibald an English Baptist minister, was born May 1, 1733 (0. S.), at East Kilbride, in Lanarkshire. He was for many years pastor of the Baptist Church in Edinburgh, and was founder of the Baptist congregations in Scotland. He died in Edinburgh Dec. 12, 1812. Mr. Maclean published Paraphrase and Commentary onl the Epistle to the Hebrews (Edinb. 1811-17, 2 vols. 12mo; Lond. 1819, 2 vols. 12mo; Aberdeen, 1847, 2 vols. 12mo). A collective edition ofMaclean's works, including the above work, sermons,etc., with a memoir of his life and writings by Rev. W. Jones, was published (Lond. 1823, 6 vols. 8vo; vol. 7, 1852, 18mo; Edinb. 6 vols. 12mo). — Kitto, Cyclop. Of Bibl. Lit. vol. 2, s.v.; Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Am. Authors, s.v.