Slater, Richard, Dd
Slater, Richard, D.D.
a Congregational minister, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1723. He graduated from Harvard College in 1739, studied medicine and became a skilful practitioner; then studied theology, and for some time supplied one of the pulpits in Boston. He was ordained pastor at Mansfield, Connecticut, June 27, 1744, and died there, April 14, 1789. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 1:421.