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SWP No. 81.1

(Warrant for the apprehension of Rebecca Jacobs , Daniel Andrew , George Jacobs, Jr. , Sarah Buckley , Mary Witheridge )

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[May 14, 1692]

To the Constables in Salem

You are in theire Majests names hereby required to Apprehend and bring before us on Tuesday next being the seaventeenth day of this Instant moneth of May aboute ten of the Clock in the forenoon at the house of L't Natha[nbar ] ll Ingersons of Salem Village, Daniell Andrew of Salem Village Bricklayer. George Jacobs Jun'r of Salem Village husbandman And Rebecka Jacobs the wife of said George Jacobs and Sarah Buckley the wife of W'm Buckley of Salem Village Cord wayner, And Mary withridge the daugter of sayd Buckley. who all stand Charged in behalfe of theire Majesties with high Suspition of Sundry acts of Witchcrafts by them donne or Committed on the Bodys of Ann putnam Marcy Lewis Mary Walcot and Abigail Williams and Others of Salem Village (Lately) whereby hurt hath been donn them. And hereof you are not to faile

Dated Salem May the 14th. 1692

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*John. Hathorne ] Assists

*Jonathan. Corwin ] Assists


In prosecution of this warant I have apprehended and brought the bodyes of Sarah Buckley and Marye Withredg and Rebekah Jacobs all of Salem velage according to the tener of the within written warrant: and have Likewise made delegant sarch at the house of Daniell Andrew and at the house of Georg Jacobs for them Likewise but cannot find them

p me *Jonathan Putnam Constable in Salem

( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 1 no. 270 )