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The Resource A warning to the flocks against wolves in sheeps cloathing. Or, A faithful advice, : from several ministers of the Gospel, in and near Boston, unto the churches of New-England, relating to the dangers that may arise from impostors, pretending to be ministers. : With a brief history of some impostors, remarkably and seasonably detected written, by one of the ministers in Boston, to assert that advice, and prevent future mischiefs. : [Five lines of Scripture texts], (electronic resource)

A warning to the flocks against wolves in sheeps cloathing. Or, A faithful advice, : from several ministers of the Gospel, in and near Boston, unto the churches of New-England, relating to the dangers that may arise from impostors, pretending to be ministers. : With a brief history of some impostors, remarkably and seasonably detected written, by one of the ministers in Boston, to assert that advice, and prevent future mischiefs. : [Five lines of Scripture texts], (electronic resource)

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A warning to the flocks against wolves in sheeps cloathing. Or, A faithful advice, : from several ministers of the Gospel, in and near Boston, unto the churches of New-England, relating to the dangers that may arise from impostors, pretending to be ministers. : With a brief history of some impostors, remarkably and seasonably detected written, by one of the ministers in Boston, to assert that advice, and prevent future mischiefs. : [Five lines of Scripture texts]
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A warning to the flocks against wolves in sheeps cloathing. Or, A faithful advice,
Title remainder
from several ministers of the Gospel, in and near Boston, unto the churches of New-England, relating to the dangers that may arise from impostors, pretending to be ministers. : With a brief history of some impostors, remarkably and seasonably detected written, by one of the ministers in Boston, to assert that advice, and prevent future mischiefs. : [Five lines of Scripture texts]
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eng
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Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series
Cataloging source
MWA
Citation location within source
  • 935
  • 881
  • M1165
  • 439-A
  • 76-f-A
Citation source
  • Evans
  • Evans
  • Wing (2nd ed.)
  • Holmes, T.J. Cotton Mather
  • Holmes, T.J. Increase Mather
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1663-1728
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Mather, Cotton
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 1639-1723
  • 1663-1728
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  • Mather, Increase
  • Mather, Cotton
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  • May, Samuel
  • Impostors and imposture
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A warning to the flocks against wolves in sheeps cloathing. Or, A faithful advice, : from several ministers of the Gospel, in and near Boston, unto the churches of New-England, relating to the dangers that may arise from impostors, pretending to be ministers. : With a brief history of some impostors, remarkably and seasonably detected written, by one of the ministers in Boston, to assert that advice, and prevent future mischiefs. : [Five lines of Scripture texts], (electronic resource)
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  • Attributed to Cotton Mather by Evans. Cf. his Diary I, p. 329
  • "A faithful advice ..."--p. 3-10, signed by Increase Mather and 12 others
  • Ascribed by Wing to the press of Bartholomew Green and John Allen
  • Evans entry 881 is based on a copy lacking the title page
  • "A letter, containing a remarkable history, of an impostor."--p. 29-52, signed by Cotton Mather. Concerns the exploits of Samuel May
  • "Something to be known by all the churches."--p. 54-79. A Thursday lecture given by Cotton Mather 14 Oct. 1699
  • Bookseller's advertisement, p. [80]
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file reproduced from microform
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mixed
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aas03019579
Dimensions
15 cm. (8vo)
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unknown
Extent
79, [1] p.
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multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Restricted to institutions with a site license to the Digital Evans Edition
Level of compression
lossless
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Access limited to authenticated Bowdoin College Library users
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absent
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access
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  • Electronic text and image data.
  • Electronic text and image data.
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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A warning to the flocks against wolves in sheeps cloathing. Or, A faithful advice, : from several ministers of the Gospel, in and near Boston, unto the churches of New-England, relating to the dangers that may arise from impostors, pretending to be ministers. : With a brief history of some impostors, remarkably and seasonably detected written, by one of the ministers in Boston, to assert that advice, and prevent future mischiefs. : [Five lines of Scripture texts], (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Attributed to Cotton Mather by Evans. Cf. his Diary I, p. 329
  • "A faithful advice ..."--p. 3-10, signed by Increase Mather and 12 others
  • Ascribed by Wing to the press of Bartholomew Green and John Allen
  • Evans entry 881 is based on a copy lacking the title page
  • "A letter, containing a remarkable history, of an impostor."--p. 29-52, signed by Cotton Mather. Concerns the exploits of Samuel May
  • "Something to be known by all the churches."--p. 54-79. A Thursday lecture given by Cotton Mather 14 Oct. 1699
  • Bookseller's advertisement, p. [80]
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
mixed
Control code
aas03019579
Dimensions
15 cm. (8vo)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
79, [1] p.
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Restricted to institutions with a site license to the Digital Evans Edition
Level of compression
lossless
Note
Access limited to authenticated Bowdoin College Library users
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
  • Electronic text and image data.
  • Electronic text and image data.
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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