Abstract or Lawes of New England, As they are now established

TitleAbstract or Lawes of New England, As they are now established
Year for Search1641
Authors[Cotton], [John](1584-1652)
Date Published1641
PublisherPtd. for F. Coules, and W. Ley
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author, US author
Annotation

Detailed eutopia of laws taken from Scripture and for adoption.

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An Abstract of Laws and Government: Wherein as in a Mirrour may be seen the wisdome & perfection of the Government of Christs Kingdome. Accomodable to any State or form of Government in the world that is not Antichristian or Tyrannicall. Collected and digested into the ensuing Method, by that Godly, Grave and Judicious Divine, Mr. John Cotton of Boston. And now published after his death by William Aspinall. London: Printed by M. S. for Livewel Chapman, 1655. Rpt. in Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society 5 (1798): 173-87 (See “To the Reader” by William Aspinwall [187-92]); and in Tracts and Other Papers, relating principally to the origin, Settlement and Progress of the Colonies in North America, from the Discovery of the Country to the Year 1776. Comp. Peter Force. 4 vols. (Washington, DC: Ptd. by Wm. Q. Force, 1836-46), 3: No. 9. Rpt. (New York: Peter Smith, 1947), 3: No. 9; and (Gloucester, MA: Peter Smith, 1963), 3, No. 9.

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Title Note

Cotton had called this “Moses His Judicials” when he originally presented it to the General Court of Massachusetts in 1636.

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(1584-1652)

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1641 [Cotton, John] (1584-1652). Abstract or [sic. but it is corrected to of on the first page] Lawes of New England, As they are now established. London: Ptd. for F. Coules, and W. Ley. An Abstract of Laws and Government: Wherein as in a Mirrour may be seen the wisdome & perfection of the Government of Christs Kingdome. Accomodable to any State or form of Government in the world that is not Antichristian or Tyrannicall. Collected and digested into the ensuing Method, by that Godly, Grave and Judicious Divine, Mr. John Cotton of Boston. And now published after his death by William Aspinall. London: Printed by M. S. for Livewel Chapman, 1655. Rpt. in Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society 5 (1798): 173-87 (See “To the Reader” by William Aspinwall [187-92]); and in Tracts and Other Papers, relating principally to the origin, Settlement and Progress of the Colonies in North America, from the Discovery of the Country to the Year 1776. Comp. Peter Force. 4 vols. (Washington, DC: Ptd. by Wm. Q. Force, 1836-46), 3: No. 9. Rpt. (New York: Peter Smith, 1947), 3: No. 9; and (Gloucester, MA: Peter Smith, 1963), 3, No. 9. Cotton had called this “Moses His Judicials” when he originally presented it to the General Court of Massachusetts in 1636. http://reformed.org/ethics/index.html?mainframe=/ethics/laws_of_new_england.html ICN, L, MoU-St

Detailed eutopia of laws taken from Scripture and proposed for adoption.