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SWP No. 38.6

(Indictment No. 2 v. Martha Corey for Afflicting Mercy Lewis )

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[+ August 4, 1692 ]

Province of the Massacusetts Bay in New England\s-\ Essex ss Anno Regis et Reginae Willm et Mariae nunc. Angliae &c Quarto

The Jurors of our Sovereigne Lord and Lady the King & Queen
pr'sents That Martha Corey wife of Giles Corey of Salem -- hus-
bandman -- the 21 day of March in the fourth Year of the Reigne
of our Sovereigne Lord and Lady William & Mary by the Grace of
God of England Scottland France and Ireland King & Queen defend'rs
of the faith &c and divers other dayes & times, as well before as after.
certaine detestable Arts called Witchcrafts & Sorceries. Wickedly
and felloniously hath Used Pratised & Exercised at and within the
Towneship of Salem in the County of Essex aforesaid in upon
& agt one Marcy Lewis of Salem village Singlewoman -- by which
said Wicked Arts the said Marcy Lewis the 21 -- day of March in
the fourth year above said & divers other days & times as well
before as after, was and is Tortured afflicted Pined Consumed
wasted & Tormented and also for sundry other Acts of Witchcrafts
by said Martha Corey -- Committed & done before & since that time
ag't the Peace of our Sovereign Lord and Lady the King and Queen
their Crowne and dignity and ag't the form of the Statute in that
case made and Provided

Mary Lewis
Eliz. Hubbard
Ann Putman
Edward Putman
Ezek. Cheever

( Witchcraft Papers, no. 14, Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA. )