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SWP No. 69.11

(Deposition of Mary Walcott v. Abigail Hobbs )

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[April 19, 1692]

The deposistion of Mary Walcott aged about 17 years who testifieth and saith that about the 14 April 1692 I saw the Apperishtion of Abigail Hoobs the daughter of William Hoobs com and afflect me by pinching and all most choaking me urging me to writ in hir book and so she continewed to afflect me by times tell the day of hir examination being the 19th April but as soon as she began to confess she left ofe afflecting me

(Reverse) Mary Walcott ag'st. Abigail Hobbs

( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 1 no. 159 )