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SWP No. 68.9

(Deposition of Ann Putnam, Jr. v. Dorcas Hoar )

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[July 2, 1692 ]

The deposistion of Ann putnam Jun'r who testifieth and saith that on the latter end of April 1692 ther came an old woman and did most greviously torment me and tould me hir name was Hoar: but on the 2 May 1692 Darcas Hoar did most dreadfully torment me during the time of hir Examination and then I saw that it was the very same woman that tould me her name was Hoar: allso on the day of hir Examination I saw Darcas Hoar or hir Apperance most greviously torment and afflect mary wallcott Eliz: Hubbred Sarah vibber Abigail williams and I verily beleve in my heart that Darcas Hoar is a wicth for sence she went to prison she or hir Apperanc has com to me and most greviously tormented me by biting pinching and almost choaking me to death

ann putman ownid this har tistimony to be the truth one har oath before the Juriars of Inques: this 2. day of July: 1692