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Title Page, Cotton Mather's Sermon, "Humiliations followed by Deliverences," published in 1697. ŠThe Huntington Library

In this sermon, Mather gives the first account of Hannah Duston's captivity and escape from the Abenaki Indians. Mather interviewed Duston after her return to Haverhill, Massachusetts. A revised version later appeared in his Magnalia Christi Americana, 1702.
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