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SWP No. 108.7

( David Ferneax and Jonathan Walcott , Jr. v. Sarah Proctor )

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The Deposetion of David Furneax Aged 23 or their abouts and Jonathan Walcott Junior aged 21: who testifieth and saith that on the 20'th of may 1692 about 12 of the clock we hearde mary Walcott in one of her fitts say that she saw the apparition of Sarah Procttor come and hurte her by choaking and pinching of her we both also heard her say that she brought the book to her and urged her to write in her book we ware then both presante and heard her say I would not write in your book though you kill me

David Furneax Jonathan Walcott Junior
(Reverse) David furnex
( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 1 Page 129 )