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SWP No. 34.10

( Deposition of Abraham Wellman v. Sarah Cole ) [January 11, 1693 ]

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The Deposition of Abraham Welman Aged about 49 years: This Deponant Testifieth & saith, that I had a Cow which some told mee
Sarah Cole Wife of Jno Cole had a great Desire to have & the s'd
Cow was taken with fitts though before she was as Gentle a Cow
as I would Desire to set Paill under after this time when she see
any person coming to milk her she would run & let none come near her for about a week, when s'd Cole was brought upon her examina-
tion that night & next morning, wee sent on of our Children to milk
s'd Cow, but she was wild as before, but after s'd Sarah Cole was
sent from her own house to Cambridge when she was gone as wee
thought to Redding or there about I sent one of my Children to milk
her the Cow stood still & gave down her milk & did from that day
till this time Abraham Welman owned the abovs'd before the Grand
Jury upon the oath hee had taken. Jan'r 11'th 1692/3

January 11'th 1693

*Robert Payne

(Suffolk Court Files, vol. 32, docket 2712, p. 49. )