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The Salem witchcraft papers, original volumes edited by Paul Boyer and Stephen Nissenbaum (1977) / revised, corrected, and augmented by Benjamin C. Ray and Tara S. Wood (2010)

(Petition for John Proctor and Elizabeth Proctor )

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We whose names are under witten havinge several yeares knowne John Procter and his wife do testefy that we never heard or understood that they were ever suspected to be guilty of the crime now charged apon them and several of us being their neare neighbours do testefy that to our aprehension they lived christian life in their famely and were ever ready to helpe such as stood in need of their helpe

*Nathaniel Felton sen: and mary his wife

Samuel Marsh and Prescilla his wife

*James Houlton and Ruth his wife

*John Felton

*Nathaniel Felton jun

*Samuell Frayll and an his wife

* Zachriah Marsh and mary his wife

*Samuel Endecott and hanah his wife

*Samuell Stone

*George Locker

* Samuel Gaskil & provided his wife

*George Smith

* Ed Edward: Gaskile

( Essex County Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 1 Page 28 )