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SWP No. 52.5

(Deposition of Mary Walcott v. Abigail Faulkner Sr. )

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[September 17, 1692]

The deposistion of who testifieth and saith that
about the 9.th August 1692 I was most dreadfully afflected by a
woman that tould me hir name was abigail Falkner .but on the 11th. of August being the day of the examination of Abigail falkner she
did most dreadfully afflect me during the time of hir examination
I saw Abigail falkner or hir Apperance most greviously afflet and
torment sarah phelps and Ann putnam: and I veryly beleve in my
heart that Abigail Falkner is a wicth and that she has often affleted
me and the afforesaid persons by acts of wicthcraft

The above name mary Walcutt affirmed before the Grand inquest
that the above written Evidence is truth upon her Oath 17: Sept.:
1692

(Reverse) Mary Walcott Depo Agst: Aba: Falkner Jurat in Curia

( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 2 no. 42. )