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Cholera Epidemics in the 19th Century

The Great Plague of London, 1665

The Boston Smallpox Epidemic, 1721

“Pestilence” and the Printed Books of the Late 15th Century

Spanish Influenza in North America, 1918–1919

Syphilis, 1494–1923

Tropical Diseases and the Construction of the Panama Canal, 1904–1914

Tuberculosis in Europe and North America, 1800–1922

The Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia, 1793

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Title
A vindication of the ministers of Boston, from the abuses & scandals lately cast upon them in diverse printed papers / by some of their people.
Name/Creator
Mather, Cotton, 1663-1728
Green, Bartholomew, 1667-1732, printer.
Gerrish, Samuel, -1741, bookseller.
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectLocation
Houghton

Microforms (Lamont)

Networked Resource
Place of Origin
Boston in New-England
Publisher
Printed by B. Green, for Samuel Gerrish, at his shop near the brick meeting-house in Corn-Hill
Language
English
Description
[2], 14 p. ; 17 cm. (8vo)
Form/Genre
text

Church history.

Early works.

History.

print
Classification
BR560.M28 V56 1722

WZ 270 V781 1722

Film 59-8 no. 15

Film 633 reel 100 no. 1980
Subject
Smallpox -- prevention & control ;  Smallpox -- Vaccination -- Massachusetts ;  Clergy -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History -- 18th century ;  Boston (Mass.) -- Religious life and customs ;  United StatesMassachusettsBoston

Category
Broadsides

Plague

The Great Plague of London, 1665

Note
A defense of those ministers who advocated the practice of inoculation for smallpox.

"The compiler of the work is not known, but [Cotton] Mather's contributions have been definitely proved."--Holmes.

Signatures: A-B⁴.


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