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AASTON, Lt.-Col. George Greyy R.M.A., C.B. ; formerly Professor of Fortification, Royal Naval College, Greenwich.

ASTON, William George, C.M.G., M.A., D.Litt.; interpreter and translator to British Legation at Yedo, 1870 ; assistant Japanese Secretary, Yedo, 1875-82; acting Consul, Hiogo, 1880-83; Consul-General for Corea, 1884; Japanese Secretary, Tôkyô, 1886; author of ‘A Grammar of the Japanese Spoken Language,’ ‘A Grammar of the Japanese Written Language,’ ‘A Translation of the Nihongi, or Annals of Ancient Japan,’ ‘History of Japanese Literature,’ etc.

ATKINSON, Rev. G. H. ; Pastor of the Congregational Church, Oregon ; General Missionary for Oregon in 1872; author of the ‘North-West Coast, including Oregon, Washington, and Idaho.’

ATKINSON, Joseph; author of ‘The History of Newark, New Jensey.’

ATKINSON, Joseph Beavington; formerly artcritic of the ‘Saturday Review’ ; author of ‘An Art Tour in the Northern Capitals of Europe,’ Schools of Modern Art in Germany.’

ATTERIDGE, A. Hilliard; author of ‘Islam,’ reprinted from the ‘Dublin Review.’

ATWATER, Wilbur Olin, Pli.D.; Professor of Chemistry, Wesleyan University, U.S.A. ; Special Agent of the U.S. Department of Agriculture in charge of Nutrition investigations.

AUGHEY, Prof. Samuel; State Geologist, Lincoln, Nebraska.

AVES, Ernest, M.A.; formerly Sub-Warden of Toynbee Hall; author of papers on sociology and economics.

AXON, William Edward Armitage, LL.D.; formerly Dep. Librarian Manchester Free Libraries ; author of ‘The Annals of Manchester,’ ‘ Manchester a Hundred Years Ago,’ ‘Stray Chapters in Literature,’ ‘Folk-lore and Archaeology,’ etc.

AYTOUN, William Edmonstoune, D.C.L. ; Scottish poet; Professor of Rhetoric, Edinburgh University, 1845-64; author of ‘Bon Gaultier Ballads,’ ‘Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers,’ ‘Firmilion.’


BACKUS, M. M., fur merchant, New York.

BACON,, Edwin Monroe, A.M.; editor of ‘Time and the Hour’ (Boston, U.S.A.); sometime editor-in-chief of the ‘Boston Globe,’ the ‘Boston Advertiser,’ and the ‘Boston Post’; author of ‘Boston Illustrated,’ ‘Bacon’s Dictionary of Boston,’ ‘Boston of To-day,’ etc.

BACOT, Surgeon-Major John Thomas Watson; author of ‘The Bahamas: a Sketch.’

BADEN-POWELL, Maj. Baden F. S.; inventor of man-lifting kites; late President of the Aëronautical Society; author of ‘In Savage Isles and Settled Lands,’ and of many articles on ballooning, etc.

BAGWELL, Richard, M.A., D.L., J.P.; author or ‘Ireland under the Tudors,’ and of numerous Irish biographical articles in the ‘Dictionary of National Biography.’

BAILEY, John Eglinton; author of ‘John Dee and the Steganographia of Trithemius,’ ‘Life of Thomas Fuller.’

BAIN, Alexander, LL.,D.; Professor of Logic and English Literature, Aberdeen, 1860-80; Lord Rector, 1881-87 ; author of ‘The Senses and the Intellect,’ ‘The Emotions and the Will,’ ‘Education as a Science,’ and of works on logic and grammar.

BAIN, Robert Nisbet; Assistant Librarian, British Museum; author of ‘Peter III., Emperor of Russia,’ ‘Gustavus III. and his Contemporaries.’

BAINES, Jervoise Athelstane, C.S.I. ; Hon. See. (gold medallist) and Vice-President, Royal Statistical Society ; Census Commissioner under Government of India, 1889-93; employed at India Office and as secretary to Royal Commission on Opium, 1894-93; author of Official Reports on Provincial Administration, on Indian Census Operations, 1881-91, on Indian Progress, 1894, and of many papers, ethnographic and statistical, for London societies.

BAIRD, Spencer Fullerton, LL.D.; secretary of the Smithsonian Institution from 1878 ; chief of the United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries; author of A Catalogue of North American Serpents,’ ‘Mammals of North America,’ ‘Review of North American Birds.’

BAKER, Sir Benjamin, K.C.M.G., LL.D., F.R.S.; joint engineer of Forth Bridge ; President of the Council ot Institute of Civil Engineers; author of ‘Long-Span Railway Bridges,’ ‘The Actual Lateral Pressure of Earthwork,’ and other works on engineering.

BAKER, Henry Frederick, M.A., F.R.S.; Fellow and Lecturer of St John’s College, Cambridge; University Lecturer in Mathematics.

BAKER, John Gilbert, F.L.S., F.R.S. ; Keeper of Royal Herbarium, Kew, 1890-99; author of ‘Flora of English Lake District,’ ‘Handbook of Fern-Allies,’ and other works on botany.

BALCARRES, Lord, M.P., F.S.A., F.S.A.S.; Trustee of National Portrait Gallery, London ; Hon. Sec. of the Society for Protection of Ancient Buildings; Vice-Chairman of National Trust.

BALDRY Alfred Lys; artist; author of ‘Albert Moore: Lis Life and Works,’ ‘The Life and Works of Marcus Stone, R.A.,’ ‘,Sir John Everett Millais,’ ‘Hubert von Herkonier,’ etc.

BALDWIN, Hon. Simeon Eben, A.M., LL.D.; Judge of the Supreme Court of Errors, Connecticut; Professor of Constitutional and Mercantile Law, Corporations, and Wills, Yale University; sometime President of the American Bar Association and American Social Science Association; author of Baldwin’s Connecticut Digest,’ ‘Cases on R.R. Law,’ ‘Modern Political Institutions,’ etc.

BALDWIN, W. H., Jr.; President of the Long Island R.R. Co., U.S.A.; Chairman of ‘The General Education Board’ (an organization for promoting education in the Southern states of the U.S.A.).

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