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William Minto (1845–1893)

Minto, William. A Scottish scholar and miscellaneous writer; born in Alford, Aberdeenshire, Oct. 10, 1845; died at Aberdeen, March 1, 1893. He was editor of the London Examiner, 1874–78; professor of logic and English literature at the University of Aberdeen, 1880. Besides several novels, articles in the ‘Encyclopædia Britannica,’ contributions to reviews, etc., he published ‘English Prose Writers’ (1872); and ‘English Poets’ (1874).