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SWP No. 79.2

(Warrant for apprehension of Daniel Andrew and George Jacobs, Jr. )

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[May 17 1692]

To the Marshall Generall or Lawfull dept of Constables in Boston or eles where.

You are in theire Majests names hereby required to apprehend forthwith; or as soon as may be, Daniell Andrew And George Jacobs both of Salem Village, who Stand charged with high Suspition of Sundry acts of Witchcraft by them donne or Committed on the bodys of Mary Walot Abigail Williams Mary Lewis and Others of Salem Village Lately: where by great hurt & dammage hath been donn them. Contrary to the Laws of theire Majests who being found you are to convey unto Salem & Deliver them unto Authority in order to theire Examination Relating to the Premises and hereof are not to faile

Dated Salem May. 17th 1692
*John Hathorne ] By order of the Governour
*Jonathan. Corwin ] By order of the Governour
( MS Ch A, vol. 2, p. 67, Rare Books & Manuscripts, Boston Public Library. Boston,)