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SWP No. 34.7

( Deposition of Mary Eaton, Sr. , v. Sarah Cole )

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[October 3, 1692 ]

The Deposistion of Mary Eaton Sen'r Lyn: Saith that upon a Time
Sarah Cole wife of Jno Cole of Lyn and myself had some Difference
and with in averry Litle time I had a Cow taken in a Strange maner
and at that same time the afores'd Goodw. Cole came to my house
and Stood at my window and Said that she saw Something on the
Cow. in the Barn and Desired that my daughter would goe w'th
her to the Barn & they boath went but when they came to the Barn
they Saw nothing on the Cow but they both heard agreat Noyes on
the Scaffald in the Barn and Sarah Cole Said that She Believed the
Cow was bewitched --

3 -- Oct'r 1692
Sworne in Court

Atest *Jno Higginson.
Just'e peace

(Suffolk Court Files, vol. 32, docket 2712, p. 48.)