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SWP No. 76.4

(Indictment v. John Jackson, Sr. for Afflicting Mary Warren )

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[+ January 7, 1693 ]

Province of Massathuchetts Bay in New England Essex ] Anno RRs & Reginae Gulielmi & Mariae Angliae &c Quarto Anno'qe. Do[mbar ] 1692

The Jurors [for] our sovereigne Lord & Lady the King & Queen Presents That John Jaxon Sen'r. of Rowley in the County of Essex on the Twenty Seventh Day of August 1692 -- And Divers other Dayes and Times as well Before as after Certaine Detestable Arts called Witchcrafts & Sorceries wickedly Mallishiously & felloniously hath used Practised & Exercised at & in the Towne of Salem in the County of Essex afores'd upon and against one Mary Warren of Salem Singlewoman By which Wicked Arts the said Mary Warren the Day & year afores'd and Divers other Days and Times as well before as after was & is Tortured Afflicted Tormented Consumed Pined & wasted against the Peace of our sovereigne Lord & Lady the King and Queen their Crowne and Dignity and the Lawes in that Case made and Provided.


Rose Foster

Martha Sprague



*Robert payne foreman

( Suffolk Court Files, vol. 32, No. 2704, p. 26. )