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SWP No. 65.4

(Indictment v. Elizabeth Hart for Afflicting Mary Warren Returned Ignoramous )

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[++ January 13, 1693 ]

Province of the Massachusetts Bay In New England Essex ] Anno RR's & Reginae Gulielmi & Mariae Angliae quarto Anno'qe Dom'i 1692

The Jurors for our Sov'r lord and lady the King & Queen pr'sent That Elizabeth Hart Upon or about the 28th Day of May In this prest Yeare 1692 -- And Divers other Days & times as well before as after Certaine Detestable Arts Called Witchcraft & Sorceries wickedly mallitiously & felloniously hath practised & Exercised at & in the Towne of Salem in the County of Essex aforesaid Upon & Against One Mary Warren Single Woman -- By which wicked Arts the Said Mary Warren The Day & yeare aforesaid & Divers other Days & times as well before as after was & is Tortured aflicted Tormented Consumed Wasted & Pined Contrary to the peace of o'r Sov'r Lord & Lady the King & Queen their Crowne & Dignity & the laws in that Case made & provided.


Ann Putnam

Mercy Lewis



Robert Payne foreman

( Suffolk Court Files, docket No. 2668 Page 149 )