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SWP No. 100.1

(Complaint v. Joan Peney & Statement of Bond to Prosecute )

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[September 13, 1692 ] Zebulon Hill Complaineth in the behalfe of Our Sovereigne Lord and Lady William and Mary King and Queen Unto this Honorable Court now Assembled and Sitting in Salem this 13 day of September 1692./ Against one Goodwife Piney wife of [] Piney of the Towne of Gloster in the County of Essex for that shee the said [] Piney Did on the Tenth and Eleventh Day of this Instant September Afflict, torture, and Torment, your Honours Complain't -- Daughter Mary: by that Diabollical Art of Witchcraft, by which the said Mary is in great Paine, and Torture, -- as well be made appear./

*Zebulon Hill
[20. Sept 1692: -- ]
Zebulon Hill Obliges himselfe to our Soveraine Wm & Mary King & Queen of England &c in the full & whole Sume of one hundred pounds Currant mony of New England The Condition is that the Said Zeb'n Hill shall & will procecut the within mentioned Complaint against [] Peney of Gloster to Effect.
before me * John Higginson
Just'e Peace