Mr. Cotton Mather opposed by a son of the church.
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Mr. Cotton Mather opposed by a son of the church. Sir, I have seen your invitation to the Lords Supper, and am grieved to see the sacraments so much wronged. ..

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Published by s.n. in [Boston .
Written in English


  • Mather, Cotton, -- 1663-1728.,
  • Lord"s Supper.

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Edition Notes

SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 510.
ContributionsGlover, Henry.
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14582752M

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Salem Witchcraft and Cotton Mather - A Reply In a letter, for which I am indebted to Mr. Goodell, dated the twentieth of February, , to the Earl of Nottingham, transmitting copies of laws passed by the General Court, Governor Phips says: "Not being versed in law, I have depended upon the Lieu^t Gov^r, who is appointed Judge of the Cotton Mather, the minister of Boston's Old North church, was a true believer in witchcraft and played an integral role of the witchcraft trials of the late 's, and even today remains one of the strongest clerical figures of the early New England Puritan society. Mather, born in , spoke   Cotton Mather's life was written by his son, Samuel Mather (Boston, ), and by W. B. O. Peabody in Sparks's “American Biography.” See also Charles W. Upham's “History of the Delusions in Salem in ” (); “The Mather Family,” by Rev. Enoch Pond (); and Chandler Robbins's “History of the Second Church, or Old North, in '_Cyclopædia_of_American_Biography/Mather. Looking for books by Samuel Mather? See all books authored by Samuel Mather, including A Dead Faith Anatomized: A Discourse on the Nature, and the Danger, with the Deadly Symptoms, of a Dead Faith, in Those Who Profess the Faith of Christ., and The Departure and Character of Elijah Considered and Improved.: A Sermon After the Decease of the Very Reverend and Learned Cotton Mather, D.D. F.R.S