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SWP No. 137.21

(Elizabeth Hubbard v. John Willard )

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The deposistion of Elizabeth Hubburd agged about 17 years who testifieth and saith that on the 11 may 1692 I saw the Apperishtion of John willard of Salem villege who did Immediatly torment me and urged me to writ in his book: but on the 18th of may being the day of his Examination John willard did most greviously tortor me dureing the time of his Examination for if he did but look upon me he would Immediatly strick me down or almost choak me: and also dureing the time of his Examination I saw the Apperishtion of John willard goe from him and afflect the bodys of mary walcott mircy lewes Abigaill williams and Ann putnam Jun'r

elizabeth hubburt: did one this testimony aftar the Reding of it before us the Jurris for Inquest this. .3. dy of June: 92

(Reverse) Elizabeth Hubbard ag't John Willard

( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 1 Page 99 )