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Surnames: MAS-MID

MASKELYNE, J. Nevil; of the Egyptian Hall, London ; author of ‘Sharps and Flats.’

MASON, Otis Tufton, A.M., Ph.D.; Curator of Ethnological Department, U.S. Nat. Museum, Wash-ington; author of ‘The Hupa Indians,’ ‘Woman’s Share in Primitive Culture,’ ‘Cradles of the North American Indians,’etc.

MASSON, David,, LL.D., Litt.D.; Historiographer Royal for Scotland from 1893 ; Professor of Rhetoric and English Literature in Edinburgh Univ., 1865-95; Professor of Eng. Lit. in Univ. Coll., London, 1853--1865; edited Macmillan’s Magazine, 1858-65 ; author of ‘Life of Milton,’ ‘De Quincey,’ in ‘English Men of Letters’ Series, ‘Drummond of Hawthornden.’

MASSON, David Orme, M.A., D.Sc.; Professor of Chemistry, Melbourne Univ., from 1886.; acted as assistant to Prof. Ramsay, Bristol, 1880; author of papers on chemistry in the transactions of various learned societies.

MASSON, Flora, Edinburgh; author of ‘Edinburgh Past and Present.’

MASSON, John, M.A.; author of ‘The Atomic Theory of Lucretius.’

MASTERS, Maxwell T., M.D., F.R.S.; editor of Gardeners’ Chronicle; formerly Lecturer on Botany, St George’s Hospital, London; author of ‘Plant Life,’ ‘Botany for Beginners,’ and numerous mono-graphs in botanical works.

MATHEWS, George Ballard, M.A., F.R.S.; formerly Professor of Mathematics, University Coll. of Wales; sometime Fellow of St John’s Coll., Cambridge ; part-author of ‘A Treatise on Bessel Functions’; author of ‘Theory of Numbers,' etc.

MATTHEWS, Brander, A.M., LL.B., D.C.L.; Professor of English, Columbia University; author of ‘French Dramatists of the Nineteenth Century,’ ‘Introduction to the Study of American Literature,’ etc.

MATTHEWS, George Edward, A.B.; editor of ‘The Buffalo Express,’ Buffalo, N.Y.

MATTHEWS, H. J.; Brighton.

MAUNOIR, Charles Jean; Secretary of the Geographical Society of Paris from 1867 ; author of many papers on geographical subjects.

MAURICE, Maj.-Gen. Sir John Frederick, K.C.B.; commanded Woolwich District, 1895-1901; served in Ashanti Campaign, 1873-74; South Africa, 1879; Zulu Campaign, 1880; Egyptian Expedition, 1882; Intelligence Dept. War Office; Sudan, 1884; the Nile, 1885; Professor of Military History, Staff College, Aldershot, 1892-93; author of ‘Life of Frederick Denison Maurice,’ ‘Hostilities without Declaration of War,’ ‘Balance of Military Power in Europe,’ ‘War,’ ‘National Defences.’

MAUS, Octave ; editor of ‘L’Art Moderne,’ Brussels.

MAW, Arthur; Trowbridge, Salop.

MAW, George; Benthall Hall, Brosely, Salop.

MAXWELL, C. C.; author of ‘History of Dundee.’

MAXWELL, James Clerk, D.C.L., F.R.S.; Fellow of Trinity Coll., Cambridge, 1885 ; Professor of Natural Philosophy at King’s Coll., London, 1860-1865; Professor of Experimental Physics, Univ. of Cambridge, 1871-79; author of papers ‘On Faraday’s

Lines of Force,’ ‘On the Dynamical Theory of Gases,’ ‘On a Dynamical Theory of the Electromagnetic Field.’

MAXWELL, William H., A.M.I.C.E.; Borough and Waterworks Engineer, Tunbridge Wells Cor-poration; author of ‘The Removal and Disposal of Town Refuse,’ ‘Destructors and Steam Production,’ etc.

MAY, Sir Thomas Erskine: see Farnborough, Lord.

MAYO-SMITH, Richmond. Ph.D.; Professor of Political Economy, Columbia University, New York; author of ‘Emigration and Immigration,’ ‘Sociology and Statistics,’ etc.

MEAD, Hon. Elwood: in charge of Irrigation In-vestigations, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

MEAKIN, Budgett; author of ‘The Moors,’ ‘The Land of the Moors,’ ‘The Moorish Empire,’ etc.

MEDILL, Joseph; edited the Chicago Tribune; Mayor of Chicago, 1871 ; member of the first U.S. Civil Service Commission, 1871.

MEIKLEJORN, Rev. D.; Lochgoilhead.

MEIRLEJOHN, John M. D., M.A.; Professor of the Theory, History, and Practice of Education, St Andrews Univ., 1876-1902; served on Endowed Schools Commission for Scotland, 1874; translated Kant’s ‘Kritik der reinen Vernunft; author of ‘An Old Educational Reformer’ (a life of Dr. Bell).

MEISSAS, Gaston; memb. Société de Géographie; author of ‘Grands Voyageurs de notre Siécle,’ etc.

MELDOLA, Raphael, F.R.S. ; Professor of Chemistry in Finsbury Technical Coll.; in charge of British Eclipse Expedition to Nicobar Islands, 1875; scientific chemist in coal-tar dyes; Examiner in Nat. Sci. Tripos, Cambridge Univ., 1896-97 : translated Weismann’s ‘Studies in the Theory of Descent’ ; author of ‘Chemistry of Photography,’ ‘Coal and what we get from it.’

MELVEN, William; Hillhead, Glasgow.

MENTEATH, P. W. Stuart; Paris.

MENZIES, Rev. Allen, D ; Professor of Divinity and Biblical Criticism, St. Mary’s Coll., St Andrews, from 1889 ; translated Baur’s ‘First Three Centuries of Christianity’; author of a ‘History of Religion.’

MENZIES, R. C.; Inveresk Paper Mills, Mussel-burgh.

MERCATELLI, Luigi; late war correspondent in Abyssinia of ‘La Tribuna.’

MERIVALE, Very Rev. Charles, D.D., D.C.L.; late Dean of Ely; formerly Tutor and Fellow of St John’s Coll., Camb.; author of ‘History of the Romans under the Empire,’ ‘Conversion of the Northern Nations,’ ‘General History of Rome.’

MERRIFIELD, Webster, LL.D.; President and Professor of Political Economy, State University of North Dakota.

MERRILL, Hon. Frederick James Hamilton, Ph.D. ; Directorof N.Y. State Museum, Albany, N.Y., N.Y. State Geologist, etc.

MERZ, J. Theodore ; author of ‘Leibnitz,’ in ‘Philosophical Classics for English Readers.’

MEYER, Marie Paul Hyacinthe; Professor of the Languages and Literature of Southern Europe at the Collége de France, 1876; Director of the Ecole des Chartes, 1882; has edited many rare Provençal MSS. ; author of ‘Mémoire sur les Dialectes de la Langue d’Oc au Moyen - Age,’

Alexandre le Grand dans la Littérature Française du Moyen-Age.’

MICHAEL, Albert Davidson, F.L.S., F.Z.S.; late Vice-President of the Royal Microscopical Soc., and of the Linnaean Soc. ; author of numerous papers on the Acarina and on microscopical subjects in the journals of various scientific societies.

MICOU, R. W.; Waterbury, Connecticut.

MIDDLETON, John Henry, M.A., Litt.D., D.C.L. ; Slade Professor of Fine Art in the Univ. of Cambridge, 1866 ; later, Art Director of the South Kensington Museum; author of ‘The Engraved Gems of Classical Times,’ ‘Illuminated Manuscripts in Classical and Mediaeval Times.’

MIDDLETON, R. E., M.Inst.C.E., M.I.M.E.; Fellow of the Sanitary Inst., Fellow of Surveyors’ Inst., etc. ; formerly Engineer in Charge of Surveying of Forth Bridge; Instructor in Surveying, Central Tech. Coll., S. Kensington; Lecturer on Waterworks, Engineering and Sewage, Univ. Coll., London ; part--author of ‘A Treatise on Surveying,’ etc.

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