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SWP No. 72.26

( Deposition of Sarah Andrews v. Elizabeth How )

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[June 2, 1692]

The deposi[ibar ][obar ][nbar ] of Sarah Andrew of Boston aged 27. years about seven yeares since going to see my sister Hanah Pearly of Ipswich farmes. who was in a Strange Condicon sick of fitts & the Like She told me when she came Out of her fitts that it was Eliz. How wife to James How Jun'r. of Ipswich farmes that Hurtt. her & that she would feign throw her into the fire & into the water. & that though her father had Corrected her for charging so pious a woman yet she was sure twas true & should stand to it to her death

Sworn in Court

June. 2.d 1692

attest * St: Sewell Cle[rbar ]

Jno. Cooke ,s Evidence (written upside down)

( Witchcraft Papers, no. 23a, Massachusetts Historical Society. Boston. )