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Title
A token for children : being an exact account of the conversion, holy and exemplary lives, and joyful deaths of several young children
Contributor Names
Janeway, James, 1636?-1674.
Mather, Cotton, 1663-1728.
Fowle, Zechariah, 1724-1776, printer.
Created / Published
Boston : Printed and sold by Z. Fowle ..., 1771.
Subject Headings
-  Children--Biography--Early works to 1800
-  Children--Conversion to Christianity--Early works to 1800
-  Children--Religious life--Early works to 1800
Genre
Juvenile literature--1771
Notes
-  "Preserved and published for the encouragement of piety in other children. With new additions."
-  A token for the children of New England is by Cotton Mather.
-  First published in England, 1671-1672. Became the most widely read children's book of the Puritan age. Cf. Haviland's Yankee Doodle's literary sampler.
-  Signatures: [A]⁶ B-N⁶.
-  Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books, 67
-  Haviland, V. Children's reading in America, 1776, p. [5]
-  Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 665.8
-  Evans 12085
-  Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 11-12
-  ESTC W29553
Medium
156 p. ; 17 cm. (12mo)
Call Number/Physical Location
BR1714 .J3
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/Juvenile.30826.1
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/Juvenile.30826.2
Library of Congress Control Number
30030826
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Description
"Preserved and published for the encouragement of piety in other children. With new additions." A token for the children of New England is by Cotton Mather. First published in England, 1671-1672. Became the most widely read children's book of the Puritan age. Cf. Haviland's Yankee Doodle's literary sampler. Signatures: [A]⁶ B-N⁶. Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books, 67 Haviland, V. Children's reading in America, 1776, p. [5] Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 665.8 Evans 12085 Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 11-12 ESTC W29553
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Chicago citation style:

Janeway, James, 1636?-1674, Cotton Mather, and Zechariah Fowle. A Token for Children: Being an Exact Account of the Conversion, Holy and Exemplary Lives, and Joyful Deaths of Several Young Children. Boston: Printed and sold by Z. Fowle, 1771. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/30030826/. (Accessed June 25, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Janeway, J., Mather, C. & Fowle, Z. (1771) A Token for Children: Being an Exact Account of the Conversion, Holy and Exemplary Lives, and Joyful Deaths of Several Young Children. Boston: Printed and sold by Z. Fowle. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/30030826/.

MLA citation style:

Janeway, James, 1636?-1674, Cotton Mather, and Zechariah Fowle. A Token for Children: Being an Exact Account of the Conversion, Holy and Exemplary Lives, and Joyful Deaths of Several Young Children. Boston: Printed and sold by Z. Fowle, 1771. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/30030826/>.