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Military Duties, Recommended to an Artillery Company; A Their Election of Officers, in Chads-Town (nonfiction) 1687

* Memorable Providences, Relating to Witchcrafts and Possessions (nonfiction) 1689

Work upon the Ark: Meditations upon the Ark as a Type of the Church (sermon) 1689

The Wonderful Works of God Commemorated: Praises Bespoke for the God of Heaven, in a Thanksgiving Sermon (sermon) 1690

The Triumphs of the Reformed Religion, in America: The Life of the Renowned John Eliot; A Person justly Famous in the Church of God, Not only as an Eminent Christian and an Excellent Minister, among the English, but also, as a Memorable Evangelist among the Indians, of New-England (biography) 1691

Preparatory Meditations upon the Day of Judgement (sermon) 1692

The Wonders of the Invisible World: Observations as well Historical as Theological, upon the Nature, the Number, and the Operations of the Devils (nonfiction) 1692

Early Religion, Urged in a Sermon, upon the Duties Wherein, and the Reasons, Wherefore, Young People Should Become Religious (sermon) 1694

Brontologia Sacra: The Voice of the Glorious God in the Thunder Explained and Applyed (nonfiction) 1695

Johannes in Ermo: Memoirs, Relating to the Lives, of the Ever-Memorable Mr. John Cotton, Who dyed, 23.d. 10.m. 1652. Mr. John Norton, Who Dyed 5.d. 2.m. 1663. Mr. John Wilson, Who Dyed, 7.d. 6.m. 1667. Mr. John davenport, Who Dyed, 15.d. 1.m. 1670 (biography) 1695

Piscator Evangelicus. Or, The Life of Mr. Thomas Hooker (biography) 1695

Humiliations follow'd with Deliverences: A Brief Discourse on the Matter and Method of that Humiliation which would be an Hopeful Symptom of our Deliverance from Calamity. Accompanied and Accommodated with a Narrative of a Notable Deliverance lately Received by some English Captives from the Hands of Cruel Indians (nonfiction) 1697

Pietas in Patriam: The Life of His Excellency Sir William Phips, Knt. Late Captain General, and Governour in Chief of the Province of the Massachusetts-Bay, New England (biography) 1697

The Bostonian Ebenezer: Some Historical Remarks, on the State of Boston, the Chief Town of New-England, and of the English America (history) 1698

Eleutheria: Or, An Idea of the Reformation in England: And a History of Non-Conformity in and since that Reformation, with Predictions of a more glorious Reformation and Revolution at hand (nonfiction) 1698

Magnalia Christi Americana; Or, the Ecclesiastical History of New-England, from Its First Planting in the Year 1620, unto the Year of our Lord, 1698 (history) 1702

The Best Ornaments of Youth. A Short Essay, on the Good Things, Which are found in Some, and should be found in All, young people (essay) 1707

A Memorial of the Present Deplorable State of New-England, With the many Disadvantages it lyes under, by the Male-Administration of their present Governour, Joseph Dudley (nonfiction) 1707

The Deplorable State of New-England, By Reason of a Covetous and Treacherous Governour, and Pusillanimous Counsellors (nonfiction) 1708

Bonifacius: An Essay Upon the Good, that is to be Devised and Designed, By Those Who Desire to Answer the Great End of Life, and to Do Good While they Live (essay) 1710

Nehemiah. A Brief Essay on Divine Consolations (essay) 1710

Theopolis Americana. An Essay on the Golden Street of the holy City: Publishing, A Testimony against the Corruptions of the Market-Place. With Some Good Hopes of Better Things to be yet seen in the American World (nonfiction) 1710

Perswasions from the Terror of the Lord. A Sermon Concerning The Day of Judgement; preached on a solemn occasion (sermon) 1711

Psalterium Americanum. The Book of Psalms, In a Translation Exactly conformed unto the Original; But All in Blank Verse (poetry) 1718

The Christian Philosopher: A Collection of the Best Discoveries in Nature, with Religious Improvements (nonfiction) 1720

India Christiana. A Discourse, Delivered unto the Commissioners, for the Propagation of the Gospel among the American Indians (nonfiction) 1721

A Father Departing. A Sermon on the Departure of the Venerable and Memorable Dr. Increase Mather, Who Expired Aug. 23, 1723. In the Eighty Fifth Year of his Age (sermon) 1723

The Voice of God in a Tempest. A Sermon Preached in the Time of the Storm; Wherin many and heavy and unknown Losses were Suffered at Boston (sermon) 1723

Manuductio ad Ministerium (theology) 1726

Ratio Disciplinae Fratrum Nov Anglorum: A Faithful Account of the Discipline Professed and Practised in the Churches of New-England (nonfiction) 1726

The Vial poured out upon the Sea. A Remarkable Relation Of certain Pirates Brought unto a Tragical and Untimely End (nonfiction) 1726

Agricola. Or, The Religious Husbandman: The Main Intentions of Religion, Served in the Business and Language of Husbandry (nonfiction) 1727

Boanerges. A Short Essay to preserve and strengthen the Good Impressions Produced by Earth-quakes (essay) 1727

The Terror of the Lord. Some Account of the Earth-quake That Shook New-England In the Night, Between the 29 and the 30 of October. 1727 (nonfiction) 1727

* Also published as Late Memorable Providences Relating to Witchcrafts and Possessions, 1691.

†Also published as The Wonders of the Invisible World: Being an Account of the Tryals of Several Witches, Lately Executed in New-England.

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