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The Life of Dr. Cotton Mather. Samuel Mather highlights Cotton Mather's discipline, intelligence, and desire for God. He presents his father as an exceedingly productive example to follow. Particular attention is paid to the details of Cotton Mather's life such as his study habits, the good he could do for others, the education of his children, his rules for conversation, diligence in ministry, and giving his heart to God. He published more than 400 works in his life.

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The Best Books About the Salem Witch Trials

Wonders of the Invisible World by Cotton Mather was the first book ever published on the Salem Witch Trials

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1870 Witch Hill History Salem Witchcraft HC 1st Edition Mudge Goth Illustrated

1870 Witch Hill History Salem Witchcraft HC 1st Edition Mudge Goth Illustrated | eBay


Black Then | Did You Know That A Slave Was Responsible For The Inoculation Procedure Used To Treat Small Pox?

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Salem: Who’s Real and Who’s Not

Pope Gregory XIII, when reorganizing the old Julian calendar, established January as New Year's Day in Protestants who wouldn't dare follow such Popeish nonsense continued marking April as New Year's Day...hence, April Fool's Day.

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John Hathorne: The Salem Witch Judge

“Oh Give Me Leave to Pray” illustration by Samuel S. Kilburn and John W. Ehninger of John Hathorne and Cotton Mather examining Martha Corey with Mary Walcott seated next to her. Published in “The Poetical Works of Longfellow” circa 1902. #salemwitchtrials

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Tituba: The Slave of Salem

"I Am Tituba The Witch" illustration by John W. Ehninger published in The Poetical Works of Longfellow circa 1902. #salemwitchtrials


Genealogy profile for Rev. Cotton Mather, Salem Witch Trials