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SWP No. 84.2

(Indictment v. Rebecca Johnson )

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[+ January 7, 1692 ]

Essex in the Province of the Massachusets Bay in New England ] Anno RRs. Reginae Gulielmi & Mariae Angliae &c Quarto Anno'qe Domini 1692

The Juriors for our Sovereigne Lord & Lady the King & Queen doe present that Rebecka Johnson widow, of Andivor In the County of Essex upon the Seaventh day of September In the yeare aforsaid and Divers other Dayes and times as well before as after Certaine Detestable Arts Called witchcraft and Sorceries Wickedly Malisiously and feloniously hath Used practised and Exercised at and in the Towne of Salem in the County of Essex in upon and against one Alice Booth of Salem aforesaid Singlewoman by which Said wicked Acts the Said Alice Booth the day and yeare abovesaid and Divers other Dayes & Times both before & after was & is tortured afflicted Consumed Pined wasted and Tormented Against the peace of our Sovereigne Lord & Lady the King & Queen their Crowne & Dignity and the Laws in that Case made & Provided.

Witnesses

Martha Sprage alias Tyler

Rose Foster

(Reverse)

Ignoramus

*Robert Payne

foreman

( Suffolk Court Files, Vol. 32, docket no. 2707 p. 30 )