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SWP No. 34.6

(Indictment v. Sarah Cole, for Afflicting Mary Brown)

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[February 1, 1693 ]

Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England ss // At a Superior Court of Judicature held at Charlston for the County of Midlesex the 31 of January 1692/3 Annoq'e RR's & Reginae Gulielmi & Mariae Angliae &ca Quarto

The Jurors for our Sovereigne lord and lady the King and Queen
Present That

Sarah Cole Wife of John Cole of Lynn in the County of Essex
Coop[er] On or about the twenty-sixt day of Sept'r In the yeare 1692 aforesaid and Divers other Days and times as well before as
after, Certaine Detestable Arts called Witchcrafts and Sorceries
Wickedly Mallitiously hath Used practised and Exercised at and in
the Towne of Reding -- In the County of Midlesex --

Upon and against One Mary Browne of Redin In the County
of Midlesex afores'd By which Wicked arts the said Mary Browne
The day and Yeare aforesaid, and Divers other Days and times as
well before as after was and is Tortured Tormented aflected Con-
sumed Pined Wasted against the Peace of Our Soveraigne Lord
and Lady the King and Queen their Crowne and Dignity and the
Laws In that case made and Provided,

Witness Mary Browne
Jno Browne Jun.
Eliza Wellman --
Billa Vera
Jno Cole --
Mary Eaton --
Ben. Larobe --
Atest *Simon Stone Foreman

Pon't Se --
Not Guilty
( Suffolk Court Files, vol. 32, docket 2712, p. 48 )