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SWP No. 59.4

(Indictment of Ann Foster for Afflicting Mary Walcott)

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[+ September 13, 1692]

Essex in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England
Anno R Rs & Reginae Gulielmi & Mariae Angliae &tc. Quarto Annoq Domini 1692
The Juriors for our Soueraigne Lord and Lady the King
and Queen doe present that Ann Ffoster of - - -
Andiver - - - -in the county of Essex
Widow, in & upon the fifteenth day of July- -
- - - - in the year aforesaid and divers other
days and times as well before as after Certaine Detestable
arts called Witchcraft and Sorceries Wickedly and.
Malliciously and ffeloniously hath used practised and
Exercised at and in the towne of Salem in the
County of Essex - - - -aforsaid in upon & against one
Mary Walcott of Salem - - - - -
- - - aforesaid Single Woman - - -
- - - by which said wicked acts the said
Mary Wolcott the day & yeare aforesaid
and divers other dayes and times both before and after
was and is Tortured aflicted Consumed Pined Wasted and
Tormented and also for sundry other acts of Witchcraft
by the said Ann Ffoster - - Comitted and done
before and since that time against the peace of our
Soueraign Lord and Lady the King and Queen and
theire Crowne and Dignity and the forme of the
Stattute in that case made and provided ---

(Reverse)Indictment agst Ann Ffoster for Bewitching Mary Wolcott
Cogn: Billa Vera

(MS Am 52, Rare Books & Manuscripts, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA. )