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Hugh Miller (1802–1856)

Miller, Hugh. A noted Scottish geologist, whose writings first made geology popularly known; born at Cromarty, Oct. 10, 1802; died near Edinburgh, Dec. 2, 1856. Beginning life as a stone-mason (1819–36), he became bank accountant at Cromarty (1834), and editor of an Edinburgh newspaper (1840). His chief works were: ‘The Old Red Sandstone’ (1841); ‘Footprints of the Creator’ (1847); ‘My Schools and Schoolmasters’ (1852); ‘Testimony of the Rocks’ (1857). He published besides ‘Poems’ (1829); ‘Scenes and Legends of the North of Scotland’ (1835); etc.