MACPHAIL, James Merry. 1863 — 1918. British (Scots) Missionary Doctor. Studies at Glasgow. M.A. 1885, M.D. 1895. A physician of the Santal Mission of the Free Church of Scotland. But Sinha says he died in Baroda 15.6.1929 after 42 years’ service.
Publications: “The Santals of Bengal”, Proc. of Royal Philos. Soc. of Glasgow 38, 1907, 70 p.; The Story of the Santal, with an account of the Santal Rebellion. 87 p. L. 1922.
– Asoka. The Heritage of India Series. L. 1918, 2nd ed. 97 p. 1926.
– Missionary biographies, etc.
Sources: S.P. Sinha, Conflict and Tension in Tribal Society. Delhi 1993, 122f.