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1) Mather, Increase. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Mather, Increase, 1639-1723, American Puritan clergyman, b. Dorchester, Mass.; son of Richard Mather. After graduation (1656) from Harvard, he studied at Trinity...

2) Mather, Increase. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...American clergyman and writer. He and his son Cotton (1663-1728) exerted great theological and political influence on the colony of Massachusetts through their staunch...

3) Mather, Cotton. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Puritan clergyman and writer, b. Boston, grad. Harvard (B.A., 1678; M.A., 1681); son of Increase Mather and grandson of Richard Mather and of John Cotton. He was...

4) Pelham, Peter. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...in England, Pelham settled (c.1728) in Boston. He produced engravings of Cotton Mather and Increase Mather based on his own paintings. He also conducted a school....

5) adjure. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...or enjoin solemnly, as under oath: adjuring her in the name of God to declare the truth (Increase Mather). 2. To appeal to or entreat earnestly. Middle English adjuren,...

6) §6. The Second Generation: the Theocratic Group—the Mathers; the Democrats—John Wise. III. The Puritan Divines, 1620–1720. Vol. 15. Colonial and Revolutionary Literature; Early National Literature, Part I. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...to the earlier enthusiasm. 26 The indisputable leader of the second generation was Increase Mather, son of Richard Mather, and father of Cotton, the most vigorous...

7) §7. Learning of the Puritan Divines. III. The Puritan Divines, 1620–1720. Vol. 15. Colonial and Revolutionary Literature; Early National Literature, Part I. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...boors nor intellectual weaklings. A petty nature would not have uttered the lament of Increase Mather: not many years ago, I lost (and that s an afflictive loss indeed!)...

8) Phips, Sir William. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...fortune made, he was knighted and became provost marshal general at Boston. He supported Increase Mather in the fight against Sir Edmund Andros for restoration of...

9) Wise, John. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...in the Boston convention for reorganization of the colonial government. In opposition to Increase Mather and Cotton Mather, he resisted the plan to place individual...

10) III. The Puritan Divines, 1620–1720: Bibliography. Vol. 15. Colonial and Revolutionary Literature; Early National Literature, Part I. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...Mr. Richard Mather, 1850. Walker, Williston. Ten New England Leaders. 1901. VII. INCREASE MATHER (1639–1723) The difficulties in the way of preparing a definitive...

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