An Account of the Salem Witch Trials, by Cotton Mather

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Let's take a spooky yet ponderous journey back to the 17th century witch craze in New England, as described by one of its prime movers, the Reverend Cotton Mather. If he was cursed with anything, it was a love for clauses.

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