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SWP No. 106.17

( Testimony of William Rayment Jr. for Elizabeth Proctor, Copy)

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[++ August 5, 1692 ]

The testimony of William Rayment aged 26 years or there about testifieth and saith that I being at the hous of Left'nt Ingarsols some time in the Later end of march; there discoursing conserning the examyning of sewerall persons suspected for wiches: I was saying that I hard that goody procter was to be examyned to morrow to which goody Ingarsoll replyed she did not beleve it for she heard nothing of it: some of the afflicted persons being present one of them or more cryed out there goody procter there goody procter and old witch Ile have her hang goody Ingersoll sharply reproved them then they semed to make a jest of it

(Reverse) william rayment

( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 1 No. 98 )