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SWP No. 22.7

(Indictment v. George Burroughs , for Afflicting Ann Putnam

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[+ August 3, 1692]

Anno Regis et Reginae Willm et
Mariae [ndot ]unc: Anglia &c Quarto

Essex ss: The Jurors for our Sovereigne Lord and Lady the King
& Queen pr'sents That George Burroughs late of falmouth within
the Province of the Mattathusets Bay in New England Clarke the
Ninth Day of May in the fourth Year of the Reigne of our Soverigne Lord & Lady William and Mary by the Grace of God of England
Scottland France and Ireland King and Queen Defend'rs of the faith
&c Diver other Dayes and times as well before as After certaine De-
testable Artes called Witchcrafts & Sorceries: Wickedly and feloni-
ously hath used Practised & Exercised at and within the Towne of
Salem in the County afores'd in upon and ag't one: Ann Putman of
Salem Village SingleWoman -- by which said wicked arts the Said
Ann Putman the Ninth Day of May in the fourth year abovesaid and
Divers other Dayes and times as well before as after was and is
Tortured Afflicted Pined Consumed Wasted and Tormented also
for sundry other Acts of Witchcrafts by said George Burroughs Com-
mitted and Done ag't the Peace of our Sovereigne Lord and Lady
the King and Queen their Crowne & Dignity and ag't the form of
the Statute in tha[t] case made and Provided:

Witnesses Ann Putnam
Mary Wolcott
Elizabeth Hubbard
Mary Warren

(On reverse side of paper) Geo. Burroughs
( Essex Institute Collection, no. 3.)