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SWP No. 30.1

(Confession of Sarah Churchill

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[June 1, 1692]

Sarah Churchwell confesseth that Goody pudeator brought the
book to this Examin't and she signed it, but did not know her at
that tyme but when she saw her she knew her to be the same and
that Goody Bishop also Olliver appeared to this Examinant & told her
she had killed John Trask's Child, (whose Child dyed about that
tyme) & said Bishop alias Olliver afflicted her as alsoe did old George Jacobs , and before that time this Examin't being afflicted could not
doe her service as formerly and her s'd Master Jacobs called her bitch
witch & ill names & then afflicted her as #[before] above and that
pudEater brought 3: Images like Mercy Lewis, Ann putnam , Eliza' Hubbard & they brought her thornes & she stuck them in the Images
& told her the persons whose likeness they were, would be afflected
& the other day saw Goody Olliver #[sitt] sate upon her knee,

Jurat in Curia by
Sarah Churchill
This Confession was taken before John Hathorne and Jonathan Corwin Esq'rs 1' o[f] June 1692, as attests
*Tho Newton
( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 1 no. 262. )