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SWP No. 68.2

(Indictment No. 1 v. Dorcas Hoar for Afflicting Elizabth Hubbard )

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[+ July 2, 1692 ]

Province of the Massashusetts Bay in New England

Anno Regni Regis et Reginae Willm et Mariae Nunc Angliae &c. Quarto

Essex ss The Jurors for our Sovereigne Lord & Lady the King and Queen p'esents That Dorcas Hoar of Beverly in the County of Essex Widow the Second Day of May in the forth year of the Reigne of our Sovereigne Lord and Lady William and Mary by the Grace of God of England Scottland France & Ireland King and Queen Defenders of the faith &c: and Divers other Dayes and times as well before as after certaine Detestable Arts called Witchcrafts and Sorceries Wickedly and felloniously hath used Practised: and Exercised, at and within the Towneship of Salem in the County of Essex aforesaid, in and upon and ag't: one Elizabeth Hubbard of Salem Singlewoman - by which said Wicked Arts the said Elizabeth Hubbard the Second Day of May in the forth year abovesed.. and Divers other Days and times as well before.as after, was and is Tortured Afflicted Pined Consumed wasted & Tormented ag't. the Peace of our Sovereigne Lord and Lady the King and Queen, and ag't: the forme of the Statute, in that case made and provided

Witnesses

Elizabeth Hubbard Mary Wolcott, Ann Putman

(On reverse side of paper)

No (1) Dorcas Hoar bill a vera

( Essex County Court Archives, Salem - Witchcraft Vol. 1 no. 205 )