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Described as a competent mathematician, Haldane was initially appointed to the chair of Mathematics at United College, St Andrews University in 1807. Also a theologian and minister he became the principal of St Marys College and minister of the parish church of St Andrews in 1820. As a moderate in the Church, he regularly came into conflict with the reforming and Free Church principal of United College, Sir David Brewster.

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David Octavius Hill

David Octavius Hill