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Salem, Massachusetts is for plenty of purposes probably the most fascinating cities in New England. during this publication, written in 1892 at the bicentennial of that darkish interval in New global background, and initially bought for $1.50, Henrietta Kimball tells us in an easy, conversational method a lot approximately Salem's historical past and "present" (keeping in brain that this booklet used to be written in 1892, which makes the viewpoint all of the extra interesting).

The previous tales are retold of the witchcraft episodes of 1692, within which many folks, regularly girls, have been accused, arrested and/or imprisoned as witches. at the least 19 have been hanged, one guy was once pressed to demise, others approximately drowned or in a different way brutally tormented as witches. those tales are extra to and bolstered via different, related anecdotes from Germany, England, southeastern U.S. "hoodooism" and voodooism, and so on.

Two narrative, ballad-like poems are integrated one of the stories.

Additionally, this e-book has scattered all through it, in addition to its conceal artwork and frontis, 22 electronic restorations of the unique sketches, lithographs, and images that have been integrated within the publication in the course of its unique book. those comprise: the birthplace of Hawthorne (The Scarlett Letter), the "House of 7 Gables," the "Witch House," and several other fashionable neighborhood members reminiscent of Endicott, George Peabody, and Joseph Peabody. additionally incorporated are outdated pictures of the Essex Institute, Peabody Academy of technological know-how, and a number of other destinations that have old value to today.

Further integrated are tales and a few historic history approximately influential Salem founders and households, a lot of whose descendents nonetheless reside within the sector this present day.

This booklet is an interesting take-along for someone drawn to studying approximately witchcraft from a old point of view; tales of the Salem accused "witches" and "witnesses" and the following trials; and a very good newbie old primer for a person drawn to a concise review of Salem heritage as much as 1892.

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Story of Salem Witchcraft
Tale of an Apple Dumpling (poem)
Witchcraft in Maine
Witchcraft in Lancashire
A New Hampshire Witch Story
Witchcraft in Sweden
John Humble's journey and the Witches' Sabbath
Historical Incidents
The Witchhammer
Grecian Mythology
Catherine Emmerich
Witchcraft in Germany
Tales and Reminiscences
The Rosicrucians
Eastern Jugglers
Voudoo or Hoodooism
Theories
The awesome Memoranda of M. de l. a. Harper
Old mom Shipton's Prophecies
General Review
Theories Respecting Witchcraft
Poem (unattributed/untitled)
Old and New Salem (Part I)
The Peabody Family
Old and New Salem (Part II)
Appendix
Places of Interest

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