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SWP No. 45.4

(Indictment No. 1 v. Mary Esty , for Afflicting Mercy Lewis)

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[August 3, 1692]

Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England Essex ss Anno Regni Regis & Reginae Gullielmi et Mariae nunc Angliae &c: Quarto: Anno'qe Dom 1692

The Jurors for our Sovereigne Lord & Lady the King & Queen
pr'sents That Mary Easty wife of Isaack Easty of Topsfield husband-
man on the twenty third day of May 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 & Queen De-
fenders of the faith &c. and divers other Dayes and times as well
before as After, certaine Detestable arts called Witchcrafts and
Sorceries Wickedly and feloniously hath used Practised and Exer-
cised at and within the Towneship of Salem in the County of Essex
aforesaid in upon and against one Marcy Lewis of Salem Villiage
Singlewoman by which said wicked Arts the said Marcy Lewis the
Twenty third day of May in the year abovesaid and Divers other
Dayes and times as well before as after, was and is Tortured Afflicted
Pined Consumed wasted & Tormented ag't: the Peace of our Sover-
eigne Lord and Lady the King and Queen and ag't. the form of the
Statute in that case made and Provided --

Marcy Lewis Jurat
Ann Putman Jurat
Eliz. Hubbard Jurat
Mary Wolcott Jurat

(Reverse) Indictm't Mary Easty for bewitching Marsy Lewis No. ( I )
Billa No. I Ponet Se
( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 1 no. 278. )