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SWP No. 25.4

(Indictment v. Richard Carrier for Afflicting Timothy Swann )

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[+ January 13, 1693]

Province of the Massatutchetts Bay in New England Essex Anno RR's & Reginae Gulielmi & Mariae Angliae &c Quarto Annoq'e \ D[mbar ] : 1692

The Jurors for our Sov'r Lord & Lady the King & Queen Presents
That Richard Carier of Andvor in the County of Essex Son of
Andrew Carier of Andivor aforesaid Husbandman Sometime in the
month of June in the Yeare 1692 aforesaid -- And Divers other
Dayes and times as well before as after Certaine Detestable Arts
called Witchcrafts & Sorceries Wickedly Mallishiously & felloniously
hath Used Practised and Excercised at & in the Towne of Andivor in
the County of Essex afores'd upon & against one Timothy Swann --
the Day and year afores'd and Divers other Dayes and times as well
before as after, was and is Tortured Afflicted Tormented Consumed
Pined and wasted against the Peace of our Sovereigne Lord and Lady
the King & Queen their Crowne & Dignity and the Lawes in that Case
made and Provided

(Reverse) Richard Carryer for Afflicting Timothy Swan

Billa vera *Richard Payne foreman

( Massachusetts Archives. Vol. 135 No. 130, Massachusetts State Archives, Boston. )