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SWP No. 72.1

(Warrant v. Elizabeth How )

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[May 28, 1692 ]

To the Constable of Topsfield

Your are in theyre Majestyes Names hereby Required to Elizabeth How the wife of James How of Topsfeild Husbandman on Tuesday next being the thirtÿ first day of maÿ about Ten of the Clock in the forenoone att the house: of Leut Nathaniell Ingersolls of Salem Village, Whoe stande Charged w'th Sundry Acts of Witch-craft done or Comitted on the Bodyes of Mary Walcott, Abigaill Williams & others of Salem Village, to theyr great hurt, in order to hir examination, Relateing to the above s'd premises. & hereof you are nott to fayle.

Dat'd. Salem. May. 28th. 1692
per us.
*John Hathorne ] Assists
*Jonathan. Corwin ] Assists
(Reverse)
In obedence to this warant I have appreendred Elizabeth How the wife of Jems how on the 29th of may 1692 and have brought har unto the house of leftenant nathaniell englesons according too to warant as atested by me
*Ephraim Wildes constabell for the town of Topsfelld.
dated may 31 th 1692
Eliz: How
( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 1 no. 321 )