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An Abstract or the Lawes of New England, As they are novv established.

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Title
An Abstract or the Lawes of New England, As they are novv established.
Names
Cotton, John, 1584-1652 (1584-1652) (Author)
Collection

Abstract or the Lawes of New England, As they are novv established.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1641
Place: London
Publisher: Printed for F. Coules, and W. Ley at Paules Chain
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KC 1641 (Cotton, J. Abstract or the Lawes of New England)
Topics
Law -- Massachusetts
Notes
Citation/reference: Sabin 17042
Citation/reference: JCB, 1919, II, 286-287
Content: The caption title reads "An Abstract Of the Lavves of NevvEngland."
Ownership: No acc.
Content: This abstract was proposed by John Cotton but never adopted as the law of Massachusetts. Cf. Mass. Hist. Soc. collections. 3d series, v. 8, p. 191-215; Windsor, Nar. & crit. hist., 1885, v.3, p. 349-350; Whitmore, Bibliographical sketch, 1890, p. 1. "In my opinion the Abstract is nother more than Moses's Judicalls, and dates from 1636 rather than from 1641,"--W.C. Ford in Proceedings Mass. hist. soc., 22 series, v. 16, p. 280; cf. also Church 450.
Content: Title vignette with initials TP (McKerrow 344).
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14407321
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6c802910-c618-012f-d6fb-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1584: Creator Born
  • 1641: Issued
  • 1652: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1641). An Abstract or the Lawes of New England, As they are novv established. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8c73c0e3-b1db-22b7-e040-e00a18061874

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An Abstract or the Lawes of New England, As they are novv established.