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SWP No. 69.9

(Deposition of Margaret Knight v. Abigail Hobbs )

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[+ April 19, 1692]

The deposition of margaritt knight aged about 18 years who testifeith and saith that about ayear agoe Abigail Hoobs . and hir mother ware att my fathers house: and Abigail Hoobs said to me Margaritt are you baptized: and I said yes; then said she my mother is not baptized. but said I will baptize her and immediatly took watter and sprinckeled in hir mothers face and said she did baptized hir in the name of the ffather Son and Holy Ghost

(Reverse) Ma. Knight

( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 1 no. 158 )