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SWP No. 78.6

(Summons for Witnesses v. George Jacobs, Sr. )

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[August 4, 1692]

W'm and Mary by the Grace of God of England &c King and Queen &c.

To the Sheriff of Essex or deputy or Constables of Salem Greeting.

Wee comand you to Warn and give notice unto Joseph Flintt John Waters sen'r John Doritch Corpo'll John foster Capt Puttnam and [his] Rebecca his wife that they and Every of them be and appear forthwith att the Court of Oyer and Terminer holden at Salem there to Testifie the truth to the best of your knowledge on certain Indictments Exhibited against George Jacobs Sen'r hereof make return faile not.

Dated in Salem Aug't 4th 1692, and in the fourth yeare of our Reigne

*Stephen Sewall Cler.

(Reverse) G. Jacob(s)

( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 1 no. 225 )