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The correspondence of John Cotton

Author: John Cotton; Sargent Bush; Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture.
Publisher: Chapel Hill : Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, by the University of North Carolina Press, [2001] ©2001
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"John Cotton (1584-1652) was one of the most important leaders of the English Puritan movement in the first half of the seventeenth century. His departure from England in 1633 for the newly established Massachusetts Bay Colony was regarded as a key moment in the realization of an alternative vision of a godly church and society in America. Once installed as teacher of the Boston congregation, Cotton was at the heart
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
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Cotton, John, 1584-1652.
Correspondence of John Cotton
(DLC) 00051204
(OCoLC)45317132
Named Person: John Cotton; John Cotton
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Cotton; Sargent Bush; Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture.
ISBN: 9781469601151 146960115X
OCLC Number: 861793491
Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 548 pages) : illustrations, map
Responsibility: edited by Sargent Bush, Jr.
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This volume collects all known surviving correspondence by and to John Cotton. These 125 letters chart the trajectory of Cotton's career and span the decades between 1621 and 1652, a period of great  Read more...

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