Sir Henry Holland, an English physician, born at Knutsford, Oct. 27, 1788, died in London, Oct. 28, 1873. He studied at the university of Glasgow, where in 1805 he gained the prize for English verse. In 1811 he took his degree of M. D. at the university of Edinburgh, and then travelled for two years in Greece and the Ionian islands, publishing an account of his travels in 1815. Subsequently he established himself in London, and in 1828 was elected a fellow of the royal college of physicians. In 1834 he married, as his second wife, Saba, a daughter of Sydney Smith, who published a life of her father in 1855, and died in 1866. In 1852 he became physician in ordinary to the queen, and in 1853 was made a baronet. During many years he was accustomed to make an annual trip of two months to foreign countries. He visited the United States several times, and there were few public men in Europe or America with whom he was not personally acquainted. He contributed largely to periodicals, and published several works, the most important of which are : "Medical Notes and Reflections" (1839); "Chapters on Mental Physiology" (1852); "Essays on Scientific and other Subjects" (18G2); and "Recollections of a Past Life " (1871). His son by bis first wife, Sir Henry Thurstan Holland, is to arrange and publish a collection of bis papers (1874).