Cottonus Matherus[2] (Anglice Cotton Mather ; 12 Februarii 166313 Februarii 1728) fuit clericus Puritanus Americanus, in socialibus civilibusque Novae Angliae rebus magni momenti, auctor fecundus, et pamphleteer, saepe hodie repetitus propter partes quas in iudiciis de magia apud Salem acta egit. Fuit filius Crescentii Matheri ac nepos Ioannis Cottoni et Ricardi Matheri, quorum omnes clerici Puritani magni momenti fuerunt. Gradus artium magistri apud Collegium Harvardianum et theologiae doctoris apud Universitatem Glasgoviensem accepit, et Regiae Societatis Londiniensis socius fuit.

Cottonus Matherus. Scalptura a Petro Pelham facta (1728).
Ricardus Matherus.
Ioannes Cottonus (1585–1652).
Cottonus Matherus in Via Hanoverana Bostoniae habitavit, 1688–1718.[1]

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  1. State Street Trust Company, Forty of Boston's Historic Houses (1912).
  2. Magnalia Christi Americana (1702), liber IV, p. 25. Matherus ipse nomen in suis libris sic subsignavit: Cottonus Matherus his book, Cottonus Mather. (nota "."), et Co Matherus. Vide etiam nomen sub scalptura a Petro Pelham facta (1728).


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