May 19, 1835, Stairaird, Ayrshire, Scotland.

October 31, 1915, Crieff, Scotland.

Grange Cemetery, Edinburgh, Scotland.

A farmer’s son, Sloan studied at the Universities of Glasgow, Edinburgh, and Erlangen, and graduated from Edinburgh (MA 1859). He served as collegiate minister of the Free Church, Dalkeith (1864); minister of the South Free Church, Aberdeen (1868); collegiate minister of Anderston Free Church, Glasgow (1878); and as of 1890 was minister of the Grange Free Church in Edinburgh. He contributed several translations from the German to J. H. Wilson’s 1865 Service of Praise.

  1. How Brightly Shines the Morning Star
  2. Rise! To Arms!

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