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SWP No. 113.4

(Summons for Witnesses v. Ann Pudeator and Alice Parker )

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W'm & Mary by the Grace of God of England Scotland france & Ireland King & Queen defend' s &c.

To the Sheriff of Essex or deputy Greeting

We Comand you to Warn John Wesgate John Bullock Martha Dutch Susanna Dutch L't Jeremiah Neale John Beckett John Best Jun'r Jno Loader Sarah parott

That they & Every of them appear at the Next Court of Oyer & Terminer holden at Salem on the Next Tuesday at Twelve of the Clock There to Testify the Truth to the best of thier knowledge On certain Indictments to be Exhibited against Alce Parker & Ann Pudeater hereof make return fail not dated in Salem Sep'r 5'th 1692 in the fourth yeare of Our Reign

*Stephen Sewall Cler


Sep't 5'th 1692. I have Sumoned and have Warned all the within named persons John Best Jun'r Except sd Best being Removed to Ipswich that thay and Every of them appeare to Give in their Evid: &c: att time and place within written

P'r me *George Herrick Dep't sheriff

( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 1 Page 111 )