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Increase Mather, the foremost American Puritan

Author: Kenneth Ballard Murdock
Publisher: Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1925.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Murdock, Kenneth Ballard, 1895-1975.
Increase Mather, the foremost American Puritan.
Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1925
(OCoLC)575773313
Named Person: Increase Mather; Increase Mather
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Ballard Murdock
OCLC Number: 466333
Notes: "Appendix C. List of books referred to": p. [407]-415. "Appendix D. Checklist of Mather's writings": p. [416]-422.
Index by George B. Ives.
Description: xv, 442 pages : frontispiece, plates, portraits, double map, facsimiles ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The Mathers in England --
Puritan emigrants --
The Mathers in New England --
Boyhood --
Harvard College ; The choice of a life work --
Experimental years ; England, Ireland, and Guernsey --
Beginnings in Boston --
The teacher of the second church --
Public life --
Literary leader and spokesman of the people --
"Illustrious providences," and the flight to England --
The Court of James the Second --
The negotiation with William III --
The new charter --
The Bostonian in London --
"Doleful witchcraft" --
Defending his faith --
The first defeat --
Old age and the new century --
Increase Mather --
Appendices. A. Mather's agency and the Plymouth colony ; B. The return of the ministers upon witchcraft ; C. List of books referred to ; D. Check list of Mather's writing.
Responsibility: Kenneth Ballard Murdock.

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