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The Details:

Thomas White. A Little Book for Little Children. Boston: Timothy Green for Nicholas Buttolph, 1702. [catalog record]

Bequest of Charles Lemuel Nichols, 1927.

The Story:

The earliest of many books donated by Charles L. Nichols, A Little Book for Little Children was the second American children’s book of religious narratives of pious children who died young, following James Janeway’s A Token for Children. Both were printed by Timothy Green. This copy, one of only three recorded, was owned by two children from Rowley, Massachusetts.

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