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1870 Witch Hill History Salem Witchcraft HC 1st Edition Mudge Goth Illustrated

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The Best Books About the Salem Witch Trials

Wonders of the Invisible World by Cotton Mather was the first book ever published on the Salem Witch Trials

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Anne hale in grey and copper silk and Cotton Mather in a raw cotton crewel work fabric purchased in india. We dyed it and made his frock coat for this scene. They both look wonderful here.

Onesimus was an enslaved man from Africa whose knowledge of smallpox inoculation was instrumental in the tradition being taken up in the United States. He was purchased as a slave for Cotton Mather, a Puritan church minister in Boston, by Mather’s congregation in 1706. For his keen interests in science and medicine Mather had been elected as an honorary member of London’s Royal Society in 1713. In a letter to the society sent in 1716, he records how Onesimus revealed to him a method of…