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SWP No. 81.2

(Indictment v. Rebecca Jacobs for Covenanting)

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[++ September 16, 1692]

Essex in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England ] Anno R. Rs & Reginae Gulielmi & Mariae Angliae &c'a Quarto Anno'qe Domini 1692

The Juriors for our Sov'r Lord and Lady the King and Queen doe [Pbar ]sent That Rebeccah Jacobs of Salem Villadge in the County of Essex afors'd husbandman In the Yeare aforesaid in Salem Villadge in the County of Essex, afores'd. Wickedly and felloniously a Covenant with the Evill Spiritt the Devill did make Contrary to the Peace of our Sov'r Lord and Lady the King and Queen theire Crowne and Dignity, And the forme in the Stattute In that Case made and Provided

(Reverse) Indictm't: Agst Rebeckah Jacobs for Covenanting with the Devil Igno Rama

( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 1 no. 271. )