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Mather, Cottonlocked

(1663–1728)
  • Michael G. Hall

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Mather, Cotton (1663–1728), minister in America and author, was born on 12 February 1663 in North End, Boston, Massachusetts, the first of ten children born to Increase Mather (1639–1723), minister and president of Harvard College, and his wife, Maria (1641–1714), daughter of John Cotton...

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