Mather, Cotton, 1663-1728
- Existence: 1663 - 1728
Cotton Mather was a New England Puritan minister, prolific author, and pamphleteer. He left a scientific legacy due to his hybridization experiments and his promotion of inoculation for disease prevention, though he is most frequently remembered today for his involvement in the Salem witch trials.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss 712670
Scope and Contents Letter from Cotton Mather of Boston, sending a copy of a book to a Mr. Gamlin, the son-in-law of his correspondent who is in a "languishing" condition.
Identifier: Mss 709230
Scope and Contents Cotton Mather's list of marriages, signed and endorsed for Mr. Prout.