Bruce, Michael, son of a Scottish weaver, was born at Kinnesswood, Portmoak, Kinrossshire, Scotland, March 27,1746, and educated at the village school, Edinburgh University (where he first became acquainted with John Logan), and the Theological Hall of the Associate Synod, held at Kinross, under the Rev. John Swanston, intending ultimately to enter the ministry, a hope which was frustrated by his untimely death. To assist in procuring University fees and maintenance he for some time conducted a school, during the recess, at Gairney Bridge, and subsequently at Forrest Mill, near Tillicoultry. Whilst yet a student he died at Kinnesswood, July 5th, 1767.
[Also, see Logan, John]
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Display Title: How happy are the young who hearFirst Line: How happy are the young who hearMeter: C. M.Date: 1870Subject: Children | ; Early Piety | ; Education | ; Hymns for Sabbath-School | ; Youth |
Display Title: How happy are the young who hearFirst Line: How happy are the young who hearTune Title: DEVIZESAuthor: Michael BruceDate: 1899Subject: Early Piety | ; Fellowship with God | ; Righteousness | Blessings of