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Digital Second Edition of Robert Singerman's Judaica Americana
  • Collection: Chronological File, 1676 to 1900
Hubbard, William. The Happiness of a People In the Wisdome of their Rulers Directing And in the Obedience of their Brethren Attending Unto what Israel ougho [!] to do: Recommended in a Sermon Before the Honourable Governour and Council, and the Respected Deputies of the Mattachusets [!] Colony in New-England. Preached at Boston, May 3d. 1676, being the day of Election there. … Boston: Printed by John Foster, 1676. [8], 63 p.

Evans 214.

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[Bradstreet, Anne]. Several Poems Compiled with great variety of Wit and Learning, full of Delight ... By a Gentlewoman in New-England. The second Edition, Corrected by the Author, and enlarged by an Addition of several other Poems found amongst her Papers after her Death. Boston: Printed by John Foster, 1678. [14], 255, [1] p.

“The Four Monarchyes” (pp. 69-191) and “Davids Lamentation for Saul and Jonathan” (pp. 215-16) are of Jewish interest. Evans 244.

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Sewall, Samuel. Phænomena quædam Apocalyptica Ad Aspectum Novi orbis configurata. Or, some few Lines towards a description of the New Heaven As It makes to those who stand upon the New Earth. … Boston: Printed by Bartholomew Green and John Allen, And are to be sold by Richard Wilkins, 1697. [8], 60 p.

Running title: Of the New Heaven upon the New Earth. Rosenbach 6, Evans 813. For other ed., see entry 0021.

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Mather, Cotton. The Faith of the Fathers; Or, The Articles of the True Religion, All of them Exhibited In the Express Words of the Old Testament. Partly, To Confirm those who do profess that Religion of God, and His Messiah. But Chiefly, To Engage the Jewish Nation, unto the Religion of their Patriarchs; And, Bring down the Hearts of the Fathers into the Children, and the Disobedient unto the Wisdom of the Just; and so, To make Ready a People prepared for the Lord. … Boston: Printed by B. Green, and J. Allen, 1699. 24 p.

In question and answer form. Rosenbach 7, Evans 874.

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Mather, Increase. The Order of the Gospel, Professed and Practiced by the Churches of Christ in New-England, Justified, by the Scripture, and by the Writings of many Learned men, both Ancient and Modern Divines; In Answer to several Questions, relating to Church Discipline. … Boston: Printed by B. Green & J. Allen, for Benjamin Eliot, 1700. 143, [1] p.

The discussion of the Lord’s Prayer (Question XVI) minimizes the early Jewish liturgy as a source. Evans 938.

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Willard, Samuel. The Fountain Opened; or, The Great Gospel Priviledge of having Christ exhibited to Sinfull Men. Wherein also is proved that there shall be a National Calling of the Jews. From Zech. XIII. 1. … Boston: Printed by B. Green, and J. Allen, for Samuel Sewall Junior, 1700. [4], 208, [2] p.

Rosenbach 8, Evans 960.

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Willard, Samuel. The Fountain Opened; or, The Great Gospel Priviledge of having Christ exhibited to Sinfull Men. Wherein also is proved that there shall be a National Calling of the Jews. From Zech. XIII. 1. … Boston: Printed by B. Green, and J. Allen, for Benjamin Eliot, 1700. [4], 208, [2] p.



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[Mather, Cotton]. American Tears upon the Ruines of the Greek Churches. A Compendious, but Entertaining History of the Darkness come upon the Greek Churches, In Europe and Asia. Composed by an American. ... With, An Appendix containing a Relation of the Conversion of a Jew, Named, Shalome Ben Shalomoh. Boston: Printed by B. Green, & J. Allen, for, & Sold by Samuel Sewall Junior, 1701. 80 p.

Rosenbach 9, Evans 989.

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Sewall, Samuel. Wednesday. January 1. 1701. A Little Before Break-a-day at Boston of the Massachusets [sic]. [Boston: Printed by Bartholomew Green and John Allen, 1701]. broadside.

Sewall’s religious poem honoring the new century contains: "From hard’ned JEWS the Vail remove, Let them their Martyr’d JESUS love; And Homage unto Him afford, Because He is their Rightful LORD" (quoted text is taken from Kenneth Silverman, ed. Colonial American Poetry (New York, 1968), p. 215, copied in turn from Sewall’s Proposals Touching the Accomplishment of Prophesies Humbly Offered (Boston, 1713), leaf following p. 12. Evans 1023 is the source for the imprint.

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Mather, Increase. A Discourse concerning Faith And Fervency in Prayer, and the Glorious Kingdom of the Lord Jesus Christ, on Earth, Now Approaching. Delivered in Several Sermons, in which the Signs of the present Times are Considered, with a true Account of the late wonderful and Astonishing Success of the Gospel in Ceilon, Amboina, and Malabar. … Boston: Printed by B. Green, for Benj. Eliot, 1710. xix, 112, [6] p.

Running title: The Kingdom of Christ is Approaching. Amen and Amen. The preface calls for the national conversion of the Jews. Evans 1471 (Evans 1472-1473 are for variant editions).

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[Mather, Cotton]. Things to be more thought upon. A Brief Treatise on the Injuries Offered unto the Glorious and Only Saviour of the World: In many Instances, wherein the Guilty are seldome Aware of their being so Injurious to the Eternal Son of God. With a more Particular Conviction of the Jewish and Arian Infidelity. … Boston: Printed by Thomas Fleet, for Daniel Henchman, 1713. 108 p.

Rosenbach 11, Evans 1628.

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Mather, Cotton. Piety and Equity United. In Two Essays. I. The Desires of Piety; Breathing after the Blessings, which our Great Saviour & High-Priest, has to bestow upon His People. II. The Measures of Equity; In the Golden Rule to be observed by all People, in their Dealings with One another. Boston: Printed by John Allen, for Robert Starke, 1717. 44, 42 p.

Mather cites the Talmud to introduce Hillel and the challenge of the proselyte to teach him the “Whole of the Law” in as little time as he could remain standing on one foot (p. 15, second group). Evans 1903.

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[Mather, Cotton]. Faith Encouraged. A Brief Relation of a Strange Impression from Heaven, on the Minds of some Jewish Children, At the City of Berlin, (In the Upper Saxony.) And some Remarks, for the Improvement of so Marvellous an Occurrence. … Boston: Printed by J. Allen, for T. Fleet, 1718. 32 p.

Running title (pp. 3-12): A Call to the Jews. “A Short and Wonderful Account of the Conversion of Three Jewish Children to Christianity” appears on pp. 3-12; for Mather’s “Remarks,” see pp. 12-32. Rosenbach 13, Evans 1974.

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[Jesse, William]. Lectures, supposed to have been delivered by the Author of a View of the Internal Evidence of the Christian Religion, to a Select Company of Friends. Dedicated to Edward Gibbon. Esq. ... Boston: Printed by I. Thomas and E. T. Andrews, MDCCXVIII. 202 p.

Lecture III, "Revelation Necessary," opens with the Pharisees and Sadducees, the "two famous sects among the Jews." "Preface" signed: LATUTI. Half title: Jenys' Lectures. Evans 25712.

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Josephus, Flavius. The Wars of the Jews. In Two Books. With the most Deplorable History of the Siege and Destruction of the City of Jerusalem. And the Burning of the Temple therein by the Romans, under the Command of Titus Vespatian, the Roman Emperor. Also an Account of the fearful Presages, and strange Apparitions that were seen in the Air, before the Ruin thereof. Epitomiz’d from the Works of Flavius Josephus, Translated into English by Sir Roger L’Estrange, Knight. The Fourth Edition. London: Printed; Boston: Reprinted by S. Kneeland, for N. Buttolph, 1719. 262 p.

Frequently reissued in a multitude of editions or within editions of Josephus’ complete works. Rosenbach 15 (with facsimile of the frontispiece), Bristol 566.

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Josephus, Flavius. The Wars of the Jews. In Two Books. With the most Deplorable History of the Siege and Destruction of the City of Jerusalem. And The Burning of the Temple therein by the Romans, under the Command of Titus Vespatian, the Roman Emperor. Also an Account of the fearful Presages, and strange Apparitions that were seen in the Air, before the Ruin thereof. Epitomiz’d from the Works of Flavius Josephus, Translated into English by Sir Roger L’Estrange, Knight. The Fourth Edition. London: Printed; Boston: Reprinted by S. Kneeland, for B. Eliot, 1719. 262 p.

Bristol 565, Wolf 1. Rosenbach 15 is for S. Kneeland’s edition printed in 1719 for N. Buttolph.

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Colman, Benjamin. A Discourse Had in the College-Hall At Cambridge, March 27, 1722. Before the Baptism of R. Judah Monis ... To which are added Three Discourses. Written by Mr. Monis himself, The Truth, The whole Truth, and, Nothing but the Truth. One of which was deliver’d by him at his Baptism. Boston: Printed by S. Kneeland for Daniel Henchman, 1722. 7 [i.e., 27] p.

Colman’s sermon has title: Moses a Witness to our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Usually found with, as issued, the Monis items listed below. Rosenbach 17-18, Evans 2324.

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Monis, Judah. The Truth, Being a Discourse Which the Author Delivered at his Baptism, Containing Nine Principal Arguments the Modern Jewish Rabbins do make to prove, the Messiah is yet to Come. With the Answers to each, not only according to the Orthodox Opinion, but even with the Authority of their own Authentick Rabbins of Old. And Likewise, With the Confession of his Faith, at the Latter End. Dedicated to the Jewish Nation. And Prefac’d by the Reverend Increase Mather, D.D. Boston: Printed by S. Kneeland, for D. Henchman, 1722. iv, vi, 36 p.

Rosenbach 19, 22, Evans 2324.

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Monis, Judah. The Whole Truth: Being A Short Essay wherein The Author discovers what may be the true Reason why the Jewish Nation Are not as yet converted to Christianity, Besides what others have said before him. And likewise, He proves the Divinity of Christ, not only with the Authority of the sacred Oracles, but even by the Opinion of the Jewish Authors of old ... Boston: Printed for Daniel Henchman, 1722. 40 p.

Rosenbach 20, Evans 2324.

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Monis, Judah. Nothing but the Truth: Being a Short Essay, wherein The Author proves the Doctrine of the Ever Blessed and Adorable Trinity, Both out of the Old Testament, And with the Authority of the Cabalistical Rabbies, Ancient and Modern: And that said Doctrine is not a Novelty, as His Country-Men do think, but as ancient as the Bible it self. Boston: Printed for Daniel Henchman, 1722. 26 p.

Rosenbach 21, Evans 2324.

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Willard, Samuel. The Fountain Opened; or, The Admirable Blessings plentifully to be Dispensed at the National Conversion of the Jews. From Zech. XIII. I. The Second Edition. … Boston: Printed by B. Green, 1722. 40 p.

Running title: The National Conversion of the Jews. See also entry 0021. “Appendix” on pp. 31-40 is by Samuel Sewall. Rosenbach 23, Evans 2406.

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Josippon. English. The Wonderful, and most Deplorable History, of the Later Times of the Jews: With the Destruction of the City of Jerusalem. Which History begins where the Holy Scriptures do end. By Josephus Ben Gorion. Whereunto is added, A Brief of the Ten Captivities; With the Pourtraict of the Roman Rams, and Engines of Battery, &c. As also of Jerusalem; with the fearful and the presaging Apparitions that were seen in the Air before her Ruins. Moreover, There is a Parallel of the late Times, & Crimes in London, with those in Jerusalem. Boston: Re-printed by John Allen, for Nicholas Boone, at the Sign of the Bible in Cornhill, 1718 [i.e., 1722?]. [xiv], 332, [8] p.

Running title: The Wars of the Jews. Advertisement at the end is dated 1722. The unnamed translator is Peter Morwen, per Dictionary of National Biography (London), vol. 39, pp. 170-71. Bristol 626 cancels Rosenbach 16 and Evans 2226. For other ed., see entries 0143, 0300.

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Sewall, Samuel. Phænomena quædam Apocalyptica ad aspectum novi orbis configurata. Or, some few Lines towards a description of the New Heaven As It makes to those who stand upon the New Earth. The Second Edition. … Boston: Printed by Bartholomew Green, and sold by Benjamin Eliot, Samuel Gerrish & Daniel Henchman, 1727. [8], 64, 24 p.

The Lost Ten Tribes of Israel are identified with the American Indians. Second group (24 p.) contains Samuel Willard’s The Fountain Opened; The Admirable Blessings plentifully to be Dispensed at the National Conversion of the Jews. The Third Edition. For other ed., see entry 0003. See also entry 0019. Rosenbach 25, Evans 2959.

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New York (Colony). Court of Chancery. The Decree In the Case of Solomon De Medina, Mosesson and Company, Merchants in London, an[d] Roderigo Pacheco, Jacob De Lara and Manuel de Costa, Bearers of their Orders, Complainants against Rene Het and the Executors of Andrew Fresneau, Deceased, Defendants, In Cancellaria Nova-Eborac. New-York: Printed and sold by William Bradford, 1728. 44, 4 p.

Caption title: Solomon De Medina, Mosesson and Company, Merchants in London, and Roderigo Pacheco, Jacob de Lara and Manuel vaz De Costa, Bearers of their Orders, complainants. Against Rene Hett and the Executors of Andrew Fresneau, Deceased, Defendants ... Rosenbach 26 (“the copy in the NYPL is perhaps the only complete example, as it contains an appendix, pp. 1-4, not in the other copies”), Evans 3019.

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Pigot, George. A Vindication Of the Practice of the Antient Christian, As well as the Church of England, And other Reformed Churches, In the Observation of Christmas-Day; In Answer to the Uncharitable Reflections of Thomas de Laune, Mr. Whiston, and Mr. John Barnard of Marblehead: In a Sermon preach’d on the 4th. of January, 1729-30. ... Boston: Printed by T. Fleet, and sold by Gillam Phillips, 1731. 25, 41, [1] p.

Caption title: The Jewish œconomy, a Foundation for the Christian. Sermon based on Deut. XVI, 16. Evans 3466.

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