Scott, Daniel, a Dissenting minister, the son of a merchant in London, was educated with Butler and Seeker under a Mr. Jones, at Tewkesbury, Gloucester. shire, from whose seminary he removed to Utrecht, in Holland, where he took the degree of LL.D. While there he changed his views concerning the mode of baptism, and became a Baptist. Returning to England, he settled in London, or Colchester, and devoted his time to writing. He was never married, and died suddenly in retirement near London, March 29, 1759. His works are, Essay towards a Demonstration of the Scripture Trinity (Anon. 1725, 1738): — A New Version of St. Matthew's Gospel, etc. (1741) : — Appendix to H Stephens's Greek Lexicon (1745, 2 vols. 4to).