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SWP No. 137.13

(Summons for Witnesses v. John Willard and Martha Carrier )

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William & Mary By the Grace of god of England Scotland france & Ireland King defenders of the faith &c

To John Rogers Allen Toothaker Ralph farnum #(Sen'r) Jun'r John farnum Son of Ralph farnu Sen'r Benjamin Abbott & His Wife Andrew foster . Mark Graves & his wife and Daughter Sarah Whight Phebe Chandler daughter of Will Chandler .

Greeting

Wee Co[mbar ]and you & Every of you to appear at the pr'sent Court of Oyer & Terminer holden Att Salem w'th out delay There to Testifie the truth of the Best of yo'r Knowledge on Certain Indictments Then & There to be #[indicted] Exhibited Against John Willard & Martha Carrier Hereof Make return fail not

Dated in Salem June 28'th 1692 And in the 4'th year of #[the reigne] our Reign

Stephen Sewall Cleri[cbar ]

To the Constables of Andov'r & Bilrica

#(This is a Trew Coppey Compared w'th) vera Coppia Comporata &c.)

#(w'e) This is A trew Coppey Compared with the Origionall &c.

In obedienc to this write I have sumanc those parsons [ ] hose names are hearein written/ This 29 day of june: 1692 By mee John Ballard constable of andover Subpena Carr'r & Willard June 29'th 1692

( Massachusetts Historical Society )