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SWP No. 119.4

(Indictment: Mary Daniel v. Margaret Scott)

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Essex in the ProvinceAnno RR's & Reginae Guliel-
of the Massachusettsmi & Mariae Angliae
Bay in New England&ca Quarto Annoq; Domini 1692 ss//. Ss//

The Juriors for our Sov'e Lord and Lady the King and
Queen #(theire Crowne) doe present That Margarett Scott of Rowley In the County of Essex
#(Single) widow #(woman) About the latter end of July or the
begining of August In the yeare aforesaid
and divers other days and times as well before as after
Certaine detestable Arts called Witchcraft and Sorceries
Wickedly Mallitiously and felloniously hath used
practised and Exercised At and in the Towne of
Rowley in the County of Essex Aforesaid in upon and
against one Mary Daniell of Rowley
Aforesaid single Woman
by which said Wicked Acts the said Mary Daniell the day
& yeare Aforesaid and divers other days and times both before and
after was and is Tortured Afflicted Consumed Pined Wasted
and Tormented and also for Sundry other Acts of Witchcraft
by the said Marg#(y)r't Scott Comitted and done before and
Since that time against the Peace of our Sov'e Lord & Lady the King
and Queen theire Crowne and Dignity and the forme
of the Stattute in that case made and Provided.
Indictm't agst. Margarett Scott: for bewitching Mary Daniell Billa Vera
Ponet se.

Thomas Gage, The History of Rowley. (Boston: Ferdinand Andres, 1840) 170-171