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SWP No. 75.2

(Warrant for apprehension of Mary Ireson )

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[June 4, 1692 ]

To the Sheriffe of the County of Essex or his deputie or Constable in Lyn

You are in theire Majests names hereby required to apprehend and bring before us Mary Ierson the wife of Benjamin Ireson of Lyn husbandman on Munday next about ten of the Clock in the forenoon at the house of Thomas Beadles in Salem who stands Charged on behalfe of theire Majests with haveing committed Sundry acts of Witchcraft on the Bodys of Mary Waren, Susannah Shelden Mary Walcot and Others whereby great hurt is donne to theire bodys.) in order to her Examination Relateing to the abovesayd premises faile not

Dated Salem June 4t 1692
[Pbar ] us [ *John Hathorne *Bartho Gedney *Jonathan. Corwin ] J:peace
(Reverse) According to this warrant I have Aprehended the person of mary Ierson #[and] wife of Benjemen Ierson of Lyn and brought her to the plase apoynted in order to her exemination
as atest my hand *Henery Collings Constabll for the town of Lyn
( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 2 no. 18. )