ZSR | Special Collections & Archives Blog – Magnalia Christi Americana, by Cotton Mather (1702)

ZSR | Special Collections & Archives Blog – Magnalia Christi Americana, by Cotton Mather (1702)

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

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

Onesimus (fl. 1706 – 1717), slave and medical pioneer, was born in the late seventeenth century, probably in Africa, although the precise date and place of his birth are unknown. He first appears in the historical record in the diary of Cotton Mather, a prominent New England theologian and minister ...Onesimus (fl. 1706 – 1717), slave and medical pioneer, was born in the late seventeenth century, probably in Africa, although the precise date and place of his birth are unknown. He first…

Onesimus (fl. 1706 – 1717), slave and medical pioneer, was born in the late seventeenth century, probably in Africa, although the precise date and place of his birth are unknown. He first appears in the historical record in the diary of Cotton Mather, a prominent New England theologian and minister ...Onesimus (fl. 1706 – 1717), slave and medical pioneer, was born in the late seventeenth century, probably in Africa, although the precise date and place of his birth are unknown. He first…

Cotton Mather's Memorable Providences, Relating to Witchcrafts and Possessions (1689)

Cotton Mather's Memorable Providences, Relating to Witchcrafts and Possessions (1689)

This is a drawing of Cotton Mather.  Cotton Mather was born on February 12th, 1663 in Boston, Massachusetts.  Cotton Mather was a Puritan Minister who was, perhaps, best known for his participation in the Salem witch trials in the 1690’s.  Many of Cotton Mather’s writings led to the witchcraft hysteria and fueled the very superstitious people of the age to condemn many girls and women (and even a few men) to death.

This is a drawing of Cotton Mather. Cotton Mather was born on February 12th, 1663 in Boston, Massachusetts. Cotton Mather was a Puritan Minister who was, perhaps, best known for his participation in the Salem witch trials in the 1690’s. Many of Cotton Mather’s writings led to the witchcraft hysteria and fueled the very superstitious people of the age to condemn many girls and women (and even a few men) to death.

Pin for Later: 5 Salem TV Show Characters Who Are Based on Real People Cotton Mather

Cotton Mather

Pin for Later: 5 Salem TV Show Characters Who Are Based on Real People Cotton Mather

Austin-Based Pop Powerhouse, Cotton Mather To Release First All-New Album in 15 Years As Part Of Massive 64-Track I Ching Inspired Project.

Austin-Based Pop Powerhouse, Cotton Mather To Release First All-New Album in 15 Years As Part Of Massive 64-Track I Ching Inspired Project.

Cotton Mather and Joseph Dudley: Allies and Enemies in 1695 - http://www.newenglandhistoricalsociety.com/cotton-mather-joseph-dudley-allies-enemies-1695/

Cotton Mather and Joseph Dudley: Allies and Enemies in 1695 - http://www.newenglandhistoricalsociety.com/cotton-mather-joseph-dudley-allies-enemies-1695/

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