An abstract of a letter to Cotton Mather of Boston in New England

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Society of Friends -- Controversial liter
Statementby T.M. ; [New York] Printed [by William Bradford] in the year 1701
Series[Photostat Americana. Second series ... Photostated at the Massachusetts Historical Society -- no. 10], Selected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 46932
ContributionsMather, Cotton, 1663-1728
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination19 p.
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Open LibraryOL14450744M

An abstract of a letter to Cotton Mather of Boston in New-England. By T.M. Maule, Thomas,Mather, Cotton, [New York]: Printed.

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A letter written from Boston by Cotton Mather, under date Sept. 3,has recently been made public, which throws some light upon the intolerance of tho Puritan rulers of New England at that early date. In a letter dated September 2,Cotton Mather wrote to judge William Stoughton.

Among the notable things about this letter is the provenance: it seems to be. The first Letter directed to Dr Woodward, is dated at Boston in New England, Nov. An extract of several letters from Cotton Mather, D.

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to. The semi-literate quotation in the title comes from a note attached to a bomb thrown into Cotton Mather’s house in Boston, Massachusetts on 14 November. Cotton Mather (), son of Increase Mather () and grandson of Richard Mather () and John Cotton (), was born in Boston in.

The extract, which omits some phrases and the whole story about Cotton Mather, ends here; from it we have provided the bracketed insertions following the previous note. Peter Kalm had been in Pennsylvania to accumulate material for his travel book; see above, XV,and BF to Colden, March 5, Parkhurst, ) was the most complete work on the New World to date.

Mather constantly overworked himself and died in / Samuel Mather (), a son of Cotton Mather, was born in Boston and attended the North Grammar School. He graduated from Harvard in and became the chaplain of Castle William in Boston Harbor. The court refused his application. This led A. Marvin in his book The Life and Times of Cotton Mather to say that if Mather’s methods had been “studied and imi­tated, it is possible, if not probable, that the whole awful tragedy of blood, inwould have been averted[5.

Boston,p Executed in New-England, to which is added A Farther Account of the Tryals of the New-England Witches Author: Cotton Mather Increase Mather Release Date: April 6, [EBook #] Language: English Character set encoding: ISO *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK THE WONDERS OF THE INVISIBLE WORLD ***.

14 Boylston, Historical Account, ; Boston Gazette, J 15 News-Letter, J 16 [Cotton Mather], An Account of the Method and Success of Inoculating the Small-Pox, in Boston in New-England (London, ), ii; New-England Courant, Aug.

7, 17 News-Letter, J As was his wont, Douglass added several gra. ASSOCIATION FIRST EDITION OF COTTON MATHER'S FAITHFUL ACCOUNT OF THE CHURCHES OF NEW ENGLAND, MATHER, Cotton.

Ratio Disciplinae Faithful Account.

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Boston, First edition of Cotton Mather's "important exposition of the tenants of Congregationalism," signed on the title page, datedby Minister Moses Hemmenway, a Harvard.

The following pages represent a new edition of Increase Mather’s influential contemporary account of King Philip’s War, between the English colonists in New England (and their Native allies) and the Wampanoag, Naragansett, and other Indian nations of the region, beginning in Mather’s account runs through August ofwhen hostilities in southern, central, and western New England.

Early life and education Born in Boston, Massachusetts, on MaCotton Mather was the eldest son of Increase and Maria Mather and the grandson of Richard Mather, the first minister of Dorchester, Massachusetts, and of John Cotton, probably the most learned of first-generation American theologians (a specialist in the study of faith and religion).

Abstract. Increase Mather, A Brief History of the Warr with the Indians in New-England (Boston, ): An Online Electronic Text Edition.

The following pages represent a new edition of Increase Mather’s in-fluential contemporary account of King Philip’s War, between the English colonists in New England (and their Native allies) and the.

InAmerica’s first important medical figure, Puritan minister Cotton Mather (–), called by one authority “the Dr. Spock of the colonial New England”, wrote about a measles epidemic in the American colonies, describing not only its epidemiology and devastation but also the fear it elicited.

Mather’s account reminds us. QN Jthe Reverend Cotton Mather of Boston wrote to the Royal Society acknowledging that he had read with inter-est Emanuele Timoni's description of smallpox inoculation in Turkey.

But Mather was quick to point out that the information in Dr. Timoni's letter to the Society's Philosophical Transactions was not new to him. - Cotton: called the father of Boston - a dean and catechist - persecuted for non-conformity in Europe - "lived but 7 years", i.e.

the years left him after becoming a Puritan and moving to Boston. Life of John Davenport - a priest - persecuted for non-conformity in England, fled to Holland - a letter from J.

Cotton describing the New England. The address of the ministers met at Boston in New England, May 31st. (Boston: Printed by Bartholomew Green, and John Allen, Printers to His Excellency the Governour and Council, ), by Cotton Mather and Increase Mather (HTML at EEBO TCP).

New England Primer 37 book of comparable popularity to teach reading to younger chil-dren.

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The comprehensive bibliography in Ian Michael's The Teaching of English from the Sixteenth Century to 18'jo lists over twenty spellers published in England between and ^° Nearly all were written by schoolmasters, many of them Puritans.

PDF | While recent historical studies have uncovered the intercontinental reputations of New England alchemists, much still remains to be known about | Find, read and cite all the research you. HEN James Franklin began The New-England Courant inthe most serious controversy the newspaper addressed was a medical one.

As a smallpox epidemic raged in Boston, its ministers and physicians stood divided over whether to use inoculation against smallpox—the ministers, led by Cotton Mather, supported inoculation while almost all the physicians except Zabdiel Boylston feared that.

WONDERS OF THE INVISIBLE WORLD by Cotton Mather, Printed first, at Boston in New-England; and Reprinted at London, for John Dunton, at the Raven and in the Poultry, Samuel Mather; David Jennings.

An Abridgment of the Life of the Late Reverend and Learned Dr. Cotton Mather, of Boston in New-England. Taken from the Account of Him Published by His Son, the Reverend Samuel Mather. London: J. Oswald at the Rose and Crown. Originally published in Boston. Robert Middlekauff.

Increase Mather, (born JDorchester, Massachusetts Bay Colony [U.S.]—died AugBoston), Boston Congregational minister, author, and educator, who was a determining influence in the councils of New England during the crucial period when leadership passed into the hands of the first native-born generation.

He was the son of Richard Mather, son-in-law of John Cotton. Ina self-described “Bostonian Member of the American Academy at the request of another Member,” detailed the efforts of Reverend Doctor Cotton Mather to combat smallpox through inoculation in a letter to the Academy titled "The Credit, of the late prevailing Practice and Success of Inoculation for the Small Pox, justly claimed for Boston in New England".

SMALLPOX IN COLONIAL NEW ENGLAND. by STANLEY M. ARONSON and LUCILE NEWMAN. Introduction “Because of the destroying angel standing over the Town, a day of prayer is needed that we may prepare to meet our God.” Thus wrote Cotton Mather in as his Boston congregation faced the return of smallpox.

Cotton Mather, FRS (Febru – Febru ; A.B.Harvard College; A.M.honorary doctorateUniversity of Glasgow) was a socially and politically influential New England Puritan minister, prolific author, and for his vigorous support for the Salem witch trials, he also left a scientific legacy due to his hybridization experiments and his.11 As at the First Church of Boston onwhen a certain request for a letter was answered by “our teacher and consented to by the church,” it being against all Scripture precedent.

Keayne manuscript for date. There are many instances in which the teacher and ruling elder sign the correspondence of their church. Both the pastor and teacher kept the church records.Kellaway, New England Company, p. 87; Edward Randolph, ‘A short account of the present state of New England’, in Toppan and Goodricke, eds., Edward Randolph, iii, pp.

–7; Robert M. Bliss, Revolution and empire: English politics and the American colonies in the seventeenth century (Manchester, ), pp. –4.