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An Abstract or the Lawes of New England, As they are novv established [title page].

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

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1641
Place Term: 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).
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Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14407321
UUID: 6b694920-c618-012f-9b44-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1584: Creator Born
  • 1641: Issued
  • 1652: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "An Abstract or the Lawes of New England, As they are novv established [title page]." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1641. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8c73e07a-b76b-43f6-e040-e00a18061bd7

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Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "An Abstract or the Lawes of New England, As they are novv established [title page]." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 29, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8c73e07a-b76b-43f6-e040-e00a18061bd7

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1641). An Abstract or the Lawes of New England, As they are novv established [title page]. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8c73e07a-b76b-43f6-e040-e00a18061bd7

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An Abstract or the Lawes of New England, As they are novv established [title page].