Bassett, James

Bassett, James

(băs`ət), 1834–1906, American Presbyterian missionary, b. Canada. In 1872, under the auspices of the American Board, he founded the first American mission at Tehran, Persia (now Iran). Under his supervision other mission stations were founded, and in 1882 he became senior missionary and head of the Eastern Mission of Persia. He wrote Persia, the Land of the Imams (1886) and Persia, Eastern Mission (1890).
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