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Mather's book was forthwith welcome
Mather's book was forthwith welcome. It went through two or three impressions in 1684-at least the title-page was thus often reprinted-and a part of the copies went to the London market, equipped with the imprint of an English bookseller. About six and twenty years ago, a Design for the Recording of illustrious Providences was under serious consideration among some eminent Ministers in England and in Ireland. That motion was principally set on foot by the Learned Mr. Matthew Pool, whose Synopsis Criticorum, and other Books by him emitted, have made him famous in the World.
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AN ESSAY FOR THE RECORDING OF REMARKABLE PROVIDENCES by Increase Mather. WONDERS OF THE INVISIBLE WORLD by Cotton Mather. Even some of the nineteenth-century tales use British-style spelling and grammar.
1 Schedule of Readings and Assignments Unit 1, Introduction January 14-16 T Introductions, etc. Th,,,,. Background reading Raymond Stearns, Science in the English Colonies of America, chapter 1, Old Science in the New World (Blackboard) Stephen Greenblatt, Invisible Bullets, chapter 2 from Shakespearean Negotiations (Blackboard).
An Essay for the Recording of Illustrious Providences. The Wonders of the Invisible World. Magnalia Christi Americana: or, The Ecclesiastical History of New England, 1620–1698. With introductory preface by George Offor. Cairns, W. B. Early American Writers, pp. 199–216. With notes, translations, and life.
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Notes. Boston in New-England, Printed by Samuel Green for Joseph Browning.
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From Remarkable Providences (1684)
From Remarkable Providences (1684). Reprinted in Major Problems in American Colonial History in 1993. In 1684 the prominent Boston minister Increase Mather (1639–1723) wrote An Essay for the Recording of Illustrious Providences, the first work published in the American colonies on the subject of witchcraft. Most commonly referred to as Remarkable Providences, it was also the document that helped spark the witch-hunts in New England
Richard Mather and Kathrine Holt Mather following their participation in the Great Migration from England due to nonconformity with the Church of England. An Essay for the Recording of Illustrious Providences (1684).
Richard Mather and Kathrine Holt Mather following their participation in the Great Migration from England due to nonconformity with the Church of England. He was the youngest of six brothers: Samuel, Nathaniel, Eleazar, Joseph, Timothy. His parents were highly religious, and three of his brothers, Samuel, Nathaniel, and Eleazar, also became ministers. An Arrow against Profane and Promiscuous Dancing Drawn out of the Quiver of Scriptures (1684). The Mystery of Christ Opened and Applyed in Several Sermons concerning the Person, Office, and Glory of Jesus Christ (1686).