xviii, 467 pages, 3 unnumbered leaves of plates : facsimiles ; 23 cm.
Original narratives of early American history. Making of Modern Law legal treatises.
Formatted Contents Note
From "An essay for the recording of illustrious providences" / by Increase Mather, 1664 The New York cases of Hall and Harrison, 1665, 1670 "Lithobolia, or The stone-throwing devil" / by Richard Chamberlain, 1698 The Pennsylvania cases of Mattson, Hendrickson, and Guard, 1684-1701 "Memorable providences, relating to witchcrafts and possessions," / by Cotton Mather, 1689 "A briefing to witchcrafts and possessions," / by Cotton Mather, 1689 "A brief and true narrative of witchcraft at Salem village," / by Deodat Lawson, 1692 Letter of Thomas Brattle, F. R. S., 1692 Letters of Governor Phips to the home government, 1692, 1693 From "The wonders of the invisible world," by Cotton Mather, 1693 "A brand pluck'd out of the burning," / by Cotton Mather 1693 From "A modest inquiry into the nature of witchcraft," / by John Hale, 1702 The Virginia case of Grace Sherwood, 1706.
Includes index. Reproduction of original from Harvard Law School Library.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references.