Muir, James, Dd
Muir, James, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born at Gumnock, Scotland, April 12, 1757. After the usual course of classical and philosophical studies at the University of Glasgow, at which he graduated in 1776, he prosecuted his theological studies at Edinburgh. In 1781 he was ordained an evangelist and sent to Bermuda, in 1785 joined the New Brunswick Presbytery, and in 1789 became pastor of the Presbyterian Church in Alexandria, Virginia, where he died, August 8, 1820. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 3:516.