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SWP No. 22.8

(Indictment v. George Burroughs , for Afflicting Mary Walcott)

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[+ August 3, 1692]

Anno Regis et Reginae Willim et
Mariae nunc Angliae &c Quarto

Essex ss The Jurors for our Sovereigne Lord and Lady the King
and Queen pr'sents That George Burroughs late of falmouth in the
province of the Massach'ts Bay in New England, Clerk -- the Ninth Day of May in the fourth Year of the Reigne of Our Sovereigne Lord
and Lady William and Mary by the Grace of God of England Scott-
land France and Ireland King and Queen Defenders of the faith &c
and Divers other Days and times, as well before, as after, Certaine
Detestable Arts called Witchcrafts, and Sorceries, Wickedly, and
felloniously, hath used Practised.&.Exercised at and within.the
Towneship of Salem in the County of Essex aforesaid in upon and
ag't one Mary Walcott of Salem Villiage in the County of Essex
Singlewoman -- by which said wicked Arts the said Mary Walcott
the Ninth Day of May in the forth Year aboves'd and Divers other
Days and times as well before as after was and is Tortured afflicted
Pined Consumed wasted and Tormented.ag't the Peace of our Sover-
eigne Lord and Lady the King and Queen and ag't the forme of the
Statute in that case made and Provided:

Witnesses
Mary Walcott
Sarah Vibber Jurat
Mercy Lewis
Ann Putnam
Eliz. Hubbard

( Witchcraft Papers, no. 4, Massachusetts Historical Society.)