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SWP No. 16.1

(Indictment v. Mary Bradbury , for Afflicting Timothy Swan)

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[+September 9, 1692]

Essex in the province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England Anno R R's & Reginae Gulielmi & Mariae Angliae &c Quarto Annoq'e Domini 1692/

Ss/ The Juriors for our Sov'r Lord and Lady the King and Queen
doe present That Mary Bradbury Wife of Capt Thomas Bradbury of
Salisbury -- In the County of Essex Gent upon the Twenty=Sixth day of July

In the yeare aforesaid and divers other dayes and times as well
before as after Certaine Detestable arts called Witchcraft & Sorceries
Wickedly Mallitiously and felloniously hath used practiced and Ex-
ercised At and in the Township of Andivor in the County of Essex
aforesaid in upon & against one Timothy Swann of Andivor In the
County [#aforesaid] Aforesaid Husbandman -- by which said Wicked Acts the
said Timothy Swann upon the 26th day of July Aforesaid and divers
other days & times both before and after was and is Tortured Afflic-
ted Consumed Pined Wasted and Tormented, and also for Sundry
other Acts of Witchcraft by the said Mary Bardbury Comitted and
done before and since that time against the peace of our Sov'r Lord
& Lady the King and Queen theire Crowne and dignity And the forme
Of the Statute In that case made and Provided.

Wittness Mary Walcott
Ann: Puttnam

(Reverse) Indictm't vs Bradbury for Bewitching Swan bila vera
( Essex County Court Archives, Salem - Witchcraft vol. 2, no. 69..)