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SWP No. 22.12

( Testimony of Samuel Webber v. George Burroughs )

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[August 2, 1692]

Samuel Webber aged about 36 years Testifieth and sayth that
aboute seaven or eight Yeares agoe I Lived at Casco Bay and George Burroughs was then Minester there, and haveing heard much of the
great strength of him s'd Burroughs ; he Coming to our house wee
ware in discourse about the same and he then told mee that he had
put his fingers into the Bung of a Barrell of Malasses and lifted it
up, and carryed it Round him and sett it downe againe.

Salem August 2'd 1692.

*Samuell Webber
Jurat in Curia

(Reverse) Sam Webber Cont: Burroughs
( Essex County Court Archives, Salem - Witchcraft, vol. 2, no. 22. )