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Mather, Samuel 1705-1785

Clergyman; born in Boston, Mass., Oct. 30, 1705; graduated at Harvard College in 1723; became colleague pastor of the Old North Church, Boston. Later he left that church with a number of its members and founded a separate congregation in the same city. His publications include Life of cotton Mather; Apology for the liberties of the churches in New England; America known to the Ancients, etc. He died in Boston, Mass., June 27, 1785.

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