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New-England judged,Quaker persecution

778G New-England judged, by the spirit of the Lord. In two parts. First, Containing a brief relation of the sufferings of the people call’d Quakers in New-England, from the Time of their first Arrival there, in the Year 1656, to the Year 1660. Wherein their Merciless Whippings, Chainings, Finings, Imprisonings, Starvings, Burning in the Hand, […]

New-England judged,Quaker persecution

778G New-England judged, by the spirit of the Lord. In two parts. First, Containing a brief relation of the sufferings of the people call’d Quakers in New-England, from the Time of their first Arrival there, in the Year 1656, to... Continue Reading →

“THE MOST FAMOUS AMERICAN BOOK OF COLONIAL TIMES + THE INDESPENSIBLE SOURCE FOR COLONIAL SOCIAL HISTORY”

361G Mather, Cotton. 1663-1728 Magnalia Christi Americana: Or, The Ecclesiastical History of New England, from its First Planting in the Year 1620. Unto the Year of Our Lord, 1698. In Seven Books. I. Antiquities: In Seven Chapters. With an Appendix.... Continue Reading →

Early (North) American BOOKS!

I have always Loved early American books (for me that means printed in the colonies from 1639-1729 i.e. Evans vol.1) I guess it is their scarcity, their humble bindings and their crude typography and paper, make them particularly attractive to... Continue Reading →

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