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SWP No. 72.5

(Indictment v. Elizabeth How )

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[+ June 29, 1692 ]

Anno Regis et Reginae Willm et Mariae

nunc Angliae &c: Quarto:

Essex ss. The Jurors for our Sovereigne Lord and Lady the King and Queen [pbar ]rsents That: Elizabeth How wife. of James How. of Ipswich the thirty first day of May in the forth 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 and Queen defenders of the faith &c: and divers other dayes and times. as well before as after Certaine Detestable Arts called witchcraft, and Sorceries wickedly and felloniously. hath used Practised and Exercised at and within the Towneship of Salem in the County of Essex afores'd: in upon and against one Mary Wolcott of Salem Villiage Singlewoman by which said wicked arts the said Mary Walcott the 31st day of May in the forth Year as abovesaid, and divers other dayes and times as well before as after was and is Tortured Afflicted Pined Consumed wasted & Tormented and also for sundrey other Acts of witchcraft by said Elizabeth How Committed and Done before and since that time, ag't. the Peace. of our Sovereigne Lord & Lady the King and Queen, and against the forme of the Statute in that Case made & Provided.

Mary Wolcott Jurat

Ann Putnam Jurat

Abigall Williams .

Sam'll. Pearly & wife

Ruth Jurat

Joseph Andrews & wife.

Sarah Jurat

Jno. Sherrin Jurat

Jos: Safford . Jurat.

francis Leane . Jurat

Abraham fosters wife Lydia Jurat

Isack Cumins Jun'r . Jurat

(Reverse) [torn] No. 1 Ind -- El. How

( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 1 no. 324 )