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SWP No. 051: Edward Farrington

SWP No. 51.1

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(Indictment No. 1 v. Edward Farrington for Covenanting)

[++ January 13, 1693 ]

Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England Essex ss//Anno'qe RRs & Reginae Gulielmi & Mariae Angliae &c Quarto Anno'qe \ Do[mbar ] . 1692

The Jurors for o'r Sov'r Lord & lady the King & Queen Present That Edward Farington of Andivor in the County of Essex afors'd Above fouer or five years Since, In the Towne of Anduor aforesaid Wickedly Mallitiously & felloniously A Covenant with the Devill did Make & was Baptised by the Devill & unto him Renounced his first Baptizme & promised to be the Devills both Soul & body for ever, And to Serve the devill & Signed the Devills Booke; By which Diabol- licall Covenant by him with the Devill Made In Maner & forme aforesaid -- The Said Edward Farington is become a detestable Witch Against the peace of o'r Soveraigne lord & lady the King & Queen their Crowne & dignity & the Laws in that Case made & provided

Wittness his owne Confesion --

(Reverse) Edward Farington for Covenanting w'th the Devill Billa Vera Robert Payne foreman f[i]led

( Massachusetts Archives Collection, Vol. 135 No. 51. )

SWP No. 51.2

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(Indictment No. 2 v. Edward Farrington for Afflicting Mary Warren)

[++ January 13, 1693 ]

Province of the Massathutetts Bay in New England EssexAnno RRs & Reginae Gulielmi & Mariae Angliae &c Quarto Anno'qe \ Do[mbar ] 1692

The Jurors for our Sovereigne Lord the King & Queen Present That Edward Farrington of Andivor in the County of Essex afore- said -- And Divers other Dayes & times as well before as after Cer- taine Detestable arts called witchcrafts & Sorceries Wickedly and Mallishiously & felloniously hath Used Practised & Exercised at & in the Towne of Salem, in the County of Essex afor[sbar ]ed Upon and against one Mary Warren of Salem Single Woman By which wicked Arts the said Mary Warren the Day and year afore[sbar ]d and Divers other Dayes & times as well before as after was and is Tortured Afflicted #[Pined] Tormented Consumed Pined & wasted against the Peace of our Sovereigne Lord and Lady the King and Queen their Crowne and Dignity and the Lawes in that case made and Provided Wittness Martha Sprague Ann Puttnam (Reverse) Edward Farington Aflicting Mary Warren Billa vera Robert Payne foreman ( Massachusetts Archives Collection, Vol. 135, No. 52. )

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