Return to The Salem Witchcraft Papers | Print

Salem Witchcraft Papers

Case Files

SWP No. 63.21

(Deposition of Ann Putnam, Jr. v. Sarah Good )

View Entire Case File

[June 28, 1692 ]

The Deposition of Ann putnam Ju'r who testifieth and saith, that on the 25th of february 1691/92 I saw the apperishtion of Sarah good which did tortor me most greviously but I did not know hir name tell the 27th of february and then she tould me hir name was Sarah good and then she did prick me and pinch me most greviously: and also sense severall times urging me vehemently to writ in hir book and also on the first day of march being the day of hir Examination Sarah good did most greviously tortor me and also severall times sence: and also on the first day of march 1692 I saw the Apperishtion of sarah good goe and afflect and tortor the bodys of Elizabeth parish Abigail williams and Elizabeth Hubburd also I have seen the Apperishtion of Sarah good afflecting the body:of Sarah vibber.

mark Ann putnam

ann putnam owned this har testimony to be the truth one har oath. before the Juriars of Inqwest this 28: of June 1692
And further says that shee verily beleives that Sarah Good doth bewitch & afflicte her
Sworn before the Court
Ann puttnam ag't. Sarah Good
Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 1 no. 19 )