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SWP No. 22.17

( Hannah Harris v. George Burroughs )

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[+ August 5, 1692]

The depotion of Hannah Harres Aiged twenty seven yeares or
thareabouts Testifieth and saith that she Lived at the hous of Georg Burros at falmouth & the above said hannah harres many times
hath taken notic that when she hath had anny Discorse with the
above said burross wife-when the above said burros was from hom
that apone has Returne he hath often scolded wife and told her
that he knew what they said when he was abroad and further saith
that upone a time when his wife had Laine In Not above one weak
that he fell out with his wife and kept her by Discorce at the Dore
till she fell sicke In the place and grew wors at night so that the
above said hannah harres was afraid she would dye and thay called
In thare Naibours and the above said burroses Daughter told One
of the women that was thare the cause of her mothers Ellness and
the a bove said burros chid his Daughter for telling and the a bove
said burros Came to the a bove said hannah harres and told her If
that his wif Did otherwise than well she should not tell of It
& the abovsaid hannah harres told him that she would not be con-
fined to anny such thing

Jurat in Curia

Hannah Harris ag't Burroughs
(On reverse side of paper)
( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 2, no. 32 )