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Frontiers well-defended.

Cotton Mather

Frontiers well-defended.

An essay, to direct the frontiers of a countrey exposed unto the incursions of a barbarous enemy, how to behave themselves in their uneasy station? : Containing admonitions of piety, propos"d by the compassion of some friends unto their welfare, to be lodg"d in the families of our frontier plantations.

by Cotton Mather

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Published by Printed by T. Green in Boston, in N.E .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Congregational churches -- Catechisms,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- New England,
  • Conduct of life

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 1311.
    ContributionsMather, Cotton, 1663-1728.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination50, [2], 20 p.
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14579532M

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