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SWP No. 107.12

(Ann Putnam, Jr. v. John Proctor )

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The Deposistion of Ann putnam Jun'r who testifieth and saith I have often seen the Apperishtion of Jno procktor senr. amongst the wicthes but he did not doe me much hurt tell a little before his examination which was on the IIth of April 1692 and then he sett upon me most grevi#[vi] ously and did tortor me most dreadfully also in the time of his examination he afflected me very much: and severall times sence the Apperishtion of John procktor senr, has most greviously tortored me by pinching and allmost choaking me urging me vehemently to writ in his book also on the day of his examination I saw the Apperishtion of Jno: proctor senr goe and afflect and most greviously tortor the bodys of Mistris pope mary walcott Mircy lewes. Abigail williams and Jno: Indian. and he and his wife and Sarah Cloys keept Elizabeth Hubburd speachless all the time of their examination

mark Ann putnam
Ann Putman owned what is above written upon oath before and unto the Grand inquest on the 30'th Day of June 1692
(Reverse) Ann puttnam ag't John procter
( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 1 Page 15 )