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SWP No. 16.16

(Deposition of Elizabeth Hubbard v. Mary Bradbury )

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[September 9, 1692 ]

The [deposi]tion of Eliz: Hubberd who testifieth and saith that I
have along [torn] ben afflected by a woman which tould me hir
name was Mist. Bradbery of salisbury but on the: 2 day of July 1692
being the day of the Examination of Mist. Mary Bradbery I then saw
that it was the very same woman that tould me hir name was Mist' Bradbery : and she did most greviously torment me dureing the time
of hir Examination for if she did but look upon me she wou[ld] strick
me down or allmost choake me also on the day of hir Examinat[ion]
I saw Mist. Bradbery or hir Apperance most greviously afflect & tor-
ment mary wolcott Sarah Vibber and Ann [Putnam] and I beleve
in my hart that Mist. Bradbery is a wicth and that she has very often
afflected and tormented me and the afforrmentioned persons by hir
acts of wicthcraf for sense she has ben in prison she or hir Apperance
has com to me and most greviously tormented me which if she were
not a wicth she cold not doe

elizabeth huberd on hear owned this har testimony to be the
truth before the grand Inquest this 9 dy of September 92

(Witchcraft Papers, no. 11b, Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA..)