MACKINTOSH, CHARLES HENRY: Plymouth Brother; b. in County Wicklow, Ireland, in 1820; d. at Cheltenham (7 miles n.e, of Gloucester) Nov. 2, 1896. He was schoolmaster at Westport, County Mayo, Ireland, for a few years. But for the greater part of his life he devoted himself to evangelism and pastoral ministry as well as to religious journalism, as editor of the monthly periodical Things New and Old; and to religious literature. He was the author of the Notes by C. H. M, on all the books of the Pentateuch, which enjoyed great popularity, being sold in enormous quantity, especially in the United States; so that the initials "C. H. M." under which they were issued were very familiar while probably the name they stood for was not. Mr. Gladstone commended his English style; Spurgeon, while dissenting from their "Darbyism," commended the Notes, especially the volume on Exodus. —EDWARD E. WHITFIELD.
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