Cotton Mather, American Puritan Minister and Author (1663-1728)

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  • Name: Cotton Mather
  • Birth: February 12, 1663, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death: February 13, 1728, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • Language: English
  • Who he was: American Puritan minister, author, and pamphleteer who contributed to the hysteria of the Salem Witch Trials; wrote Boston Ephermeris; The Biblia Americana; Pillars of Salt; Magnalia Christi Americana; The Christian Philosopher

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