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Boston College collection of Cotton Mather letters, 1692 June 15

 File — Container: Box 1


  • Creation: 1692 June 15

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The Boston College collection of Cotton Mather letters are addressed to Chief Justice William Stoughton and concern the Salem witchcraft trials of 1692. The letters shed light on the relationship of Mather and Stoughton, document trial proceedings from Mather's perspective, and contain advice from Mather on how to proceed in witchcraft interrogations.


Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research; digital version also available.


From the Collection: .25 Linear Feet (1 container )

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the John J. Burns Library Repository

John J. Burns Library
Boston College
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill MA 02467 United States