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SWP No. 29.1

(Complaint of Thomas Putnam & Benjamin Hutchinson v. Elizabeth Cary )

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[ May 28, 1692. ]

Salem, Maÿ 28'th 1692.

Mr. Thomas. puttnam & Benjamin Hutchinson both of Salem Vilage
Yeomen Complaine of Elizabeth Ca[rey] the wife of Capt Nathaniell Carÿ of Charls=Towne Ma[ri]ner, on behalfe of theyr Majestyes, for
Sundry Acts of Witch craft by hir Comitted upon the Bodys of
M[ary] Walcott , Abigall. Willyams & Mercy Lewis all of Sa[lem] Vil-
lage , whereby great hurt & dammage is done them and therefore Crave
Justice

( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 2 no. 109 )