Sutton, Amos

Sutton, Amos an English missionary, was born at Sevenoaks, Kent, in 1798. He was ordained for the mission work at Derby in 1824, and sent to Orissa, India. He left this field once for a visit to England and America. His death took place at Cuttack, India, Aug. 17,1854. He translated the Scriptures into Oriya, compiled an Oriya dictionary, grammar, and lesson-book, besides writing The Family Chaplain (Calcutta, 1831-32, 2 vols. 8vo): — Rise and Progress of the Mission at Orissa (Phila. 18mo): — Orissa and its Evangelization (Derby, Eng. 8vo; Boston, 1850, 8vo): — hymn-book for Mission Congregations and Guide to the Savior.

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