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30   NOTEWORTHY FAMILIES

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me fa me bro, John Scott, first Earl of Eldon

1751-1838), famous Lord Chancellor of England. -[" Dict. N. Biog."]

me fa me bvo, William Scott, first Baron Stowell (1745-1836), Judge of High Court of Admiralty.-" Dict. N. Biog."]

• fa me bro, Adam Duncan (1731-1804), cr. Viscount Duncan of Camperdown 1797, after the Battle of Camperdown, in which he defeated the Dutch Admiral, De Winter.-[" Dict. N. Biog.," and " Life," by his great-grandson, the present Earl of Camperdown.]

• me me bro, Sir Ralph Abercromby (173418o I ), General ; served with distinction in Flanders, 1795 ; commanded expedition against French in West Indies, 1795 ; commanded troops in Mediterranean, I8oo ; defeated French at Alexandria, where he died of his wounds.-[" Dict. N. Biog."]

• me me bro, Sir Robert Abercromby (17401827), General ; Governor and. Commander-in-Chief, Bombay, 1790 ; reduced Tippoo Sultan, 1792 ; conducted second Rohilla War.-[" Dict. N. Biog."]

William Abbott Herd man (b. 1858), D. Sc., F.R.S., P.L.S., General Secretary of British Association, Professor of Natural History, University of Liverpool, since 1881 ; has worked particularly at marine biology ; was one of the