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SWP No. 22.30

(Mary Warren v. George Burroughs , John Alden , Elizabeth Cary , and Ann Pudeator )

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[August 3, 1692]

The Testimone of Mary Warren aged twenty yeares or thereaboutes
Testifeyeth and saith that Sometime in July last mr Burrougs pinched
mee very much and choaked me almost to death: and I saw and
hard him sound a Trumpett and Immediatly I saw severall com to
him as namely Capt Allding Mis Cary and goody pudeater and sev-
erall others and they urged me to goe along with them to their
sacremental meeting and mr Burroughs brought to me bread to eat
and wine to drink which I Refuseing he did most greviously torment
me urging me vehemently to writ in his book: also I have seen mr
George Burroughs or his Apperance most greviously tormenting mary walcott and Ann putnam and I verily beleve in my heart that Mr.
George Burroughs is a dreadfull wizzard and that he has severall
times tormented me and the affore said persons by his acts of
wicthcraft

Mary Warrin declared: upon: her oath; to the Jury of Inquest that
the above written evidence: is the truth. Aug'st 3: 1692

( Witchcraft Papers, no. 8, Massachusetts Historical Society )