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SWP No. 011: Sarah Bassett

(See also: Sarah Proctor -- Complaint .)

SWP No. 11.1

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(Indictment v. Sarah Bassett )

[3'd January 3, 1693 ] Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England Essex ssAno RRs & Reginae Gulielmi & Mariae Angliae &c Quarto Anoq'e Dom 1692

The Juro'rs for o'r Sov'r lord & lady the King & Queen p'rsent That Sarah Bassett wife of William Basett of lyn in the County of Essex aforesaid upon or about the 23'd day of May last Anno: 1692 aforsaid And Divers other days & Times as well before #[and] as after Certaine detestable Arts Called Witchcraft & Sorceries wickedly mallitiously & felloniously hath used practised & Exercised at & in the Towne of Salem in the County of Essex aforesaid upon & Against One Mary Walcott of Salem Single Woman By which Wicked Arts The Said Mary Walcott is Tortured aflicted Tormented Consumed wasted & pined the day & yeare aforesaid & divers other days & times as well before as after Contrary to the peace of o'r Sov'r lord & lady the King & Queen their Crowne & dignity & the Laws in that Case made & provided Wittness An Putnam Marcy lewis (Reverse) Sarah Bassett Ignoramus *Robert: Payne foreman Salem Court 3'd Janu'a 1692/3 ( Suffolk Court Files, vol. 32, docket 2701, p. 24, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, Judicial Archives, Massachusetts State Archives. Boston. )

Salem Witchcraft Papers