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An essay for the recording of illustrious providences wherein, an account is given of many remarkable and very memorable events, which have happened in this last age, especially in New-England by Increase Mather

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Published by and are to be sold by Tho. Parkhurst ... in Printed at Boston in New-England .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Supernatural.,
  • Apparitions.,
  • Witchcraft -- New England.,
  • New England -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Increase Mather ...
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 945:17.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[22], 372, [8] p.
Number of Pages372
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16714735M

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