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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): 6bfd21e0-c618-012f-9ca7-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1584: Creator Born
  • 1641: Issued
  • 1652: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "An Abstract or the Lawes of New England, As they are novv established." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1641. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/8c746349-49ef-6884-e040-e00a18061544

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "An Abstract or the Lawes of New England, As they are novv established." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 15, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/8c746349-49ef-6884-e040-e00a18061544

APA Format

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://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/8c746349-49ef-6884-e040-e00a18061544

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