Further notes on the history of witchcraft in Massachusetts containing additional evidence of the passage of the Act of 1711, for reversing the attainders of the witches ; also, affirming the legality of the Special Court of Oyer and Terminer of 1692 by Abner Cheney Goodell

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Published by J. Wilson and Son in Cambridge, Mass .

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StatementWith ... an appendix of documents, etc.
SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 40044.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination52 p.
Number of Pages52
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Open LibraryOL17575351M

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