The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Macpherson, Sir John Molesworth
Macpherson, Sir John Molesworth, Kt., (1911): C.S.I. , (1897), b. at Westminster, 1853; s. of John Macpherson; educ: Westminster; called to the Bar (Inner Temple), 1876; Advocate, Calcutta High Court; Deputy Secretary to Government of India (Legislative department), 1877; Secretary since 1896; Member, Imperial Legislative Council, 1910. Publications: List of British Enactments in force in Native States, 6 Vols; Law of mortgages in British India. Address: Calcutta and Simla, India.