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SWP No. 16.14

(Deposition of Mary Walcott v. Mary Bradbury )

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[September 9, 1692 ]

[The depo]sistion of Mary Walcott who testifieth and saith that
I being at Andevor on the later end of July 1692: and on the 26 day of the same [mo]nth I saw there Mis mary Bradbery the wife of Capt Tho: Bradbery of salisbury or hir Apperance most greviously afflet-
ing and tormenting of Timothy Swan of Andevor allmost Redy to
kill him: also before and sence that time I have seen mis Bradbery or
hir Apperance most greviously affleting and tormenting Timothy Swan and I doe beleve in my heart that Mist. Bradbery is a most
dreadffull wicth sence she has been in prison she or hir Apperance has
come to me and most greviously tormented me

mary Walcot: affirmed: the truth of the above written evidence
before the Jury of Inquest upon oath Sept'r 9: 1692

(Reverse) Mar[y Walcot]

( Essex County Court Archives, Salem - Witchcraft, vol. 2, no. 81.)