Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Cotton Mather, minister at the North Church in Boston, published "Magnalia Christi Americana: or the Ecclesiatical History of New-England, from Its first planting in the year, 1620. until the Year of Our Lord, 1698,' in 1702.
Chapter VII is entitled "The Wars of the Lord" and Mather includes a discussion of witches and Indians in New England.
About This Item
- Title: Magnalia Christi Americana, London, 1702
- Creator: Thomas Parkhurst, London
- Creation Date: 1702
- Subject Date: 1702
- Town: Boston
- County: Suffolk
- State: MA
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions: 31.5 cm x 21 cm
- Local Code: QJ 277.3 M242
- Object Type: Text
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- New England--Church history
- New England--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
- Mather, Cotton, 1663-1728
- Witches--New England
- Witchcraft--New England
- Indians of North America--New England
- United States--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
- Witchcraft--United States--New England
- New England--Biography
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