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Cotton, Josiah 1680-1756

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Works: 18 works in 57 publications in 2 languages and 794 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Poetry  Terms and phrases  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Sermons  Records and correspondence  Personal narratives  Biography  Diaries 
Roles: Author
Classifications: AC1, 974.4
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Most widely held works by Josiah Cotton
Vocabulary of the Massachusetts (or Natick) Indian language by Josiah Cotton( Book )

12 editions published between 1820 and 1984 in English and Algonquian and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles of the Pilgrim fathers by Alexander Young( Book )

1 edition published in 1910 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph B. Felt Papers by Joseph B Felt( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Salem and Boston, MA Congregational clergyman and historian. Collection includes correspondence, sermons, copies of diplomatic correspondence between Thomas Jefferson and various ambassadors (1791-1794), and catalogue of ministers indexed by towns
Nichols papers( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Misc. collection of papers containing undated 17th-century sermons and correspondence, including items of Congregational ministers Shubael Dummer, John Cotton, Josiah Cotton, and William Brattle. Also, the "Will of Charles Chatterbox," alias William Bigelow, in verse, written at the end of his career as a student at Harvard College in 1794; and a document of sale from Nathan Hale to Thomas W. Ward for Boston newspapers, their subscriptions, and equipment
Josiah Cotton biography( )

1 edition published in 1725 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Handwritten transcription of a biographical essay about Rev. Josiah Cotton, ca. 1725. Essay written by an unknown author used entries from Cotton's diary to describe family history, his school attendance, and work ministering in various places in Massachusetts including Marblehead, Sandwich and Yarmouth
Josiah Cotton sermon by Josiah Cotton( )

1 edition published in 1712 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sermon written in English and the Massachuset language by Rev. Josiah Cotton. The sermon was first preached in 1712
Papers by John Davis( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers collected by John Davis, Judge of the U.S. District Court for Massachusetts and President of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Included are papers, sermons, and letters to or from governors and religious leaders of the American colonies, including John Winthrop Sr., Gov. Thomas Prence, Jonathan Belcher, Benjamin Fletcher, Josiah Cotton, Rev. Thomas Prince, and Benjamin Colman. Some of the letters contain accounts of King Philip's War or other discussions of Indian relations. Also included are letters of John and Thomas Davis; a journal of a 1780 expedition to study a solar eclipse, led by Prof. Samuel Williams; Joshua Gee's memo book containing notes and accounts he kept as a Harvard student, 1714-15; notes of John Adams on the trial of British soldiers for the Boston Massacre; and lists of men who attended special dinners in 1797 and 1798 in Boston to commemorate the landing of the Pilgrims
Memoirs by Josiah Cotton( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Memoirs containing some account of the predecessors, Relations, Posterity & Alliances (with some remarkable Occurencies in the Life and Circumstances) of Josiah Cotton, of Plymouth ... In three parts, originally begun December 1 ... 1726." The volume contains family history written by Cotton, teacher, Indian missionary, and town official of Plymouth, Mass., from 1726-33, interspersed with copies of letters (p. 1-219), and Cotton's diary, 8 Jan. 1733-1756 (p. 219-445). Cotton's diary contains references to his teaching of Indians, local occurrences, news of family and friends, King George's War, and religious beliefs. Probably a contemporary manuscript copy
Boston, [Mass.], to Josiah Cotton, Plimouth, [Mass.] by Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the Parts Adjacent in America( )

1 edition published in 1713 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

February 10, 1712/13, circular letter from the commissioners of the society, addressed to Josiah Cotton, a Plymouth, Mass., teacher, missionary, and town official, who for nearly forty years (dismissed 1744) received an annual stipend of twenty pounds for his preaching to the Indians
Iter boreale together with some other select poems not heretofore printed by Robert Wild( Book )

1 edition published in 1661 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Indian sermon by Josiah Cotton( )

1 edition published in 1710 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sermon in English and Massachuset by Josiah Cotton, preached to the Indians at Plymouth on Feb. 12, 1709/10 [i.e. 1710]
Vocabulary of the Massachuset language by Josiah Cotton( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Vocabulary list of the Massachuset (Natick) Indian language recorded by missionary Josiah Cotton of Plymouth, Mass., 1706-08. Also, an index to the vocabulary list provided by Benjamin Ropes Nichols, 1822
 
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