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SWP No. 119.3

(Indictment of Margaret Scott (copy))

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Indicm't ag'st Margaret Scott, for bewitching Frances Wijcomb.

Essex in the ProvinceAnno RR's & Reginae Gulielmi
of the Massachusetts& Mariae &ca Quarto An-
Bay in New Engl'dnoq; Domi 1692. ss.

The Jurors for our Sov'e Lord and Lady the King
and Queen doe Present That Margarett Scott, of Row-
ley, In the County of Essex, Widdow: Upon the fifth
day of August In the yeare aforesaid and divers other
days and times as well before as after Certaine detesta-
ble Arts Called Witchcraft and Sorceries Wickedly Mal-
litiously and felloniously hath used practised and Exercised
At and in the towne of Salem in the County aforesaid in
upon and against one Frances Wijcomb, of Rowley,
aforesaid Single Woman by which s'd Wicked Acts the said
Frances Wijcomb, the day and yea'e aforesaid and divers
other days and times both before and after was and is
Tortured Afflicted Consumed Pined Wasted and Tor-
mented, and also for sundry other Acts of Witchcraft by
the said Margaret Scott, Committed and done before and
since that time against the Peace of our Sov'e Lord and
Lady the King and Queen their Crowne and Dignity and
the forme of the Stattute In that case made and Provided.
Billa Vera.
Ponet Se.

Thomas Gage, The History of Rowley. (Boston: Ferdinand Andres, 1840) 169-170