Bronson, Miles, Dd
Bronson, Miles, D.D.
a Baptist missionary, was born at Norway, N.Y., July 20, 1812. He studied at the Hamilton (N.Y.) Literary and Theological Institution, was ordained at Whitesborough, and appointed missionary April 29, 1836. He reached Sadiya, Assam, in July 1837, where he remained until his removal to Jaipur in the spring of 1838. He did good service also at Nowgong. In 1857 he visited his native land, but in 1860 went back to the East, where he again carried on his work at Nowgong for nine years, and then made another short visit to the United States. In July 1874, he removed to Gowahiti, and was at that station for several years. Returning once more to his native land, he died, November 10, 1883. See Cathcart, Baptist Enicyclop. page 141. (J.C.S.)