Mather, R Cotton, Lld
Mather, R. Cotton, LL.D.
an English Congregational minister, was born at New Windsor, Manchester, November 8, 1808. He graduated from Glasgow University, studied two years at Homerton Theological College, was ordained June 1, 1833, and the same year proceeded to India in the service of the London Missionary Society, settling in Benares, where he resided till May 1838, then left for Mirzapore, in order to establish a new mission in that city, laboring ee there the rest of his missionary life with great success. He wrote tracts, theological treatises, and works of a varied character, both in Hindu and Urdu. He died April 21, 1877. See (Lond.) Evangelical
Magazine, July 1877, page 420; — (Lond.) Cong. Yearbook, 1878, page 325.