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SWP No. 34.5

(Summons for Witnesses)

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[October 3, 1692 ] To the Constable of Lin

you are required in their Majesties name to Sumon Maj'r Swain Mary Browne Elizabeth Welman John Coale Benja' Larobe & the wife of
Dan'el Eaton that they & Every of them doe forthwith apeare before
their majesties Justices of the Peace in Salem their to give in their
testimony of what they know against Sarah Coale wife of John Coale
who is complained of for comitting Severall acts of witchcraft upon
the body of Mary Browne of Reding widow &c: & hereof make
returne faile not

dated in Salem 3. oct'r 1692

*Bartho Gedney
*John Higginson
Justices Peace

( MS Ch K 1.40, vol. 1, p. 88, Dept. of Rare Books and Manuscripts, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA. )