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Contents

PART I PRACTICAL INTRODUCTION
FOR TEACHERS, PUPILS, STUDENTS, AND LIBRARIES


CHAPTER I — THE SOURCES AND HOW TO FIND THEM
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1. What are Sources? 1
2. Educative Value of Sources 3
3. Classification of Sources on the Colonies and the Revolution 4
4. Libraries of Sources in American History 10
5. Reprints of Collected Sources on the Colonies and the Revolution 11
6. Select Library of Sources on Colonization 14

CHAPTER II — USE OF SOURCES
7. How to find Sources on the Colonies and the Revolution 22
8. Use of Sources by Teachers 24
9. Use of Sources by Pupils 25
10. Use of Sources by Students and Investigators 27
11. Use of Sources by Readers 28
12. Use of Sources by Libraries 29
13. Caution in using Sources 30
14. Use of Secondary Works 32
15. Select List of Secondary Works on the Eighteenth Century and the Revolution 32

PART II

THE SEPARATE COLONIES

CHAPTER III — NEW ENGLAND
16. Reverend Deodat Lawson:
 Salem Witches, 1692
35
17. Clerk Ezekiel Cheever:
 Witches' Testimony, 1692
40
18. Chief Justice Samuel Sewall:
 Guilt Contracted by the Witch Judges, 1697
48

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