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SWP No. 38.5

(Indictment No. 1 v. Martha Corey for Afflicting Ellizabeth Hubbard )

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[+ August 4, 1692 ]

Province of the Mattathusets Bay in New England Essex ss Anno Regis et Reginae Willm et Mariae nunc: Angliae & .c Quarto

The Jurors for our Sovereigne Lord and Lady the King and
Queen pr'sents That Martha Corey Wife of Gyles Corey of Salem hus-
bandman the 21: Day of March in the fourth Year of the Reigne of
our Sovereigne Lord and Lady William and Mary by the Grace of
God of England Scottland France and Ireland King and Queen De-
fend'rs of the faith &c and Divers other Dayes and times as well
before as After Certaine Detestable Arts called Witchcrafts & sorceries,
wickedly and felloniously hath Used, Practised & Exercised. at and
within the Township of Salem in the County of Essex afores'd in
upon and ag't one Elizabeth Hubbard of Salem singlewoman by
which said wicked Arts the said Elizabeth Hubbard the 21. Day of
March in the year aboves'd and Divers other Dayes & times as well
before as after was and is Tortured afflicted Pined Consumed and
Tormented and also for sundry other Acts of Witchcraft by said
Martha Corey -Committed and Done before and since that time ag't
the Peace of our Sovereigne Lord & Lady the King and Queen their
Crowne and Dignity and ag't the form of the statute in that case
made and Provided/

Witnesses
El: Hubbard & Jury of womens return
Marcy Lewis
Ann Putnam
Edward Putman
Ezek. Cheever

(Reverse) No 17 Martha Corey Bila Vera Martha Corey
( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 1, No. 37. )