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SWP No. 44.4

(Indictment v. Rebecca Eames , for Afflicting Timothy Swan)

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[+ September 15, 1692 ]

Essex in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England ss/ Anno R R's & Reginae Gulielmi & Mariae Angliae &c Quarto Anno'qe Domini. 1692.

The Juriors for our Sov'r. Lord and Lady the King and Queen
doe. present.That. Rebeckah Eames Wife of Robert Eames of Box-
ford in the County of Essex. aforesaid In the Yeare afores'd. and
divers other dayes and times as well before as After Certaine detest-
able Arts Called witchcraft & Sorceries Wickedly Mallitiously and
felloniously hath used practised and Exercised at and. in the Towne
of Andivor in the County of Essex afores'd. in upon and against one.
Timothÿ Swan afores'd. by which said wicked acts the Said Timothÿ Swan the day and yeare -- afores'd. and divers other dayes and
times both before and after was and Is Tortured aflicted Consumed
Wasted Pined and Tormented and also for Sundry Acts of Witch-
craft by the said Rebeckah Eames Comitted and done. before and
Since that time against the peace of our Sov'r. Lord and Lady the
King and Queen theire Crowne and dignity and the forme in the
Stattute In that Case made and provided.


(Reverse) She acknowledged that she aflicted Timo. Swann.
Indictm't agst Rebecka Eames for bewitching Timo Swan
Billa Vera

( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 2, no. 53. )