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SWP No. 23.3

(Indictment No. 2 v. Candy , for Afflicting Ann Putnam Jr)

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[+ January 6, 1693

Essex In the province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England\s-\Ss Anno R R's Reginae Gulielmi & Mariae Angliae &c Quarto Anoq'e Do[mbar ] 1692

The Jurors for o'r Sov'r lord & lady the King & Queen present
That Candy A Negro Woman Servant to Margarett Hawkes of Salem
in the County of Essex afo[rbar ][sbar ]d , In & Upon the Second day of July last in the Yeare 1692 And divers other days & times as well before
as after Certaine detestable Arts Called Witchcrafts & Sorceries,
wickedly Mallitiously & felloniously hath Used practised & exercised
in the Towne of Salem aforesaid Upon & Against One An Putnam of
Salem Single Woman: By which wicked Arts The Said Ann Putnam
the day & Yeare aforsd & divers other days & times both before
& after Was & is Tortured Aflicted Consumed Wasted pined & Tor-
mented Contrary to the peace of our Sov'r lord & Lady the King
& Queen Their Crowne & dignity and the laws in that Case made
& provided

(Reverse) Candy Negro: for bewitching Ann Putnum Billa Vera,
*Robert Payne foreman Ponet Se. The juery find the person here
inditted not gilty of this indittement

( Mass. Archives Collection. Vol. 135 No. 32 )