72 NOTEWORTHY FAMILIES
most distinguished graduate of his year, 1825 ; Professor of Systematic Theology, University of Aberdeen, 1867 ; Moderator of Church of Scotland, 18i4.
one bro, Hercules Scott, LL.D., Professor of Moral Philosophy in the King's Coll. and University, Old Aberdeen, 1820-1860 ; said to have taken a large part in the administration of the University.
bro, John Arbuthnot Trail, LL.D., Writer to the Signet in Edinburgh ; prominent in administration connected with the University of Edinburgh, the Church of Scotland, and other public bodies.
me si son, David Brown, General ; formerly Commissioner of Lower Burmah.
John Venn (b. 1834), D. Sc., F.R.S., Fellow of Caius Coll., Cambridge ; President, 190; ; for many years lecturer on Moral Philosophy at Cambridge ; author of many works on logic, and of " A Biographical History of Gonville and Caius Coll."-[" Who's Who."]
fa f a, John Venn (1759-1813), scientific and mechanical interests ; one of the first to adopt vaccination, applying it to his own children, and recommending it in the parish of Clapham, where he was rector in i 8oo ; the principal founder of the Church Missionary Soc., 1798, the rules of which he sketched out much as they are still retained.-[" Dict. N. Biog."]