The Trial of Thomas Maule: Free Press after Salem

In 1695, Thomas Maule, a Quaker, published Truth Held Forth and Maintained which defended Quaker religious practices, attacked Puritan practices, and criticized the Massachusetts Bay Colony for the legal methods taken during the Salem Witch Trials. Maule wrote, “their requital was by destroying the Lives of the Lord’s People, with whose innocent Blood, New-England remains […]Read Post ›