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Cotton Mather

Onesimus: The Slave Who Brought Inoculation To America ...

October 10, 2019

Smallpox was a singularly devastating disease in the 18th century, killing up to 30% of those infected within mere days or weeks of contamination. The virus ...

Who Was Cotton Mather? Brilliant Scientist, Misguided M...

April 28, 2019

Circa 1710, Cotton Mather (1663-1728). American Congregational clergyman. Source: (Photo by Stock Montage/Getty Images). In Puritan New England in the 1690s, ...