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SWP No. 45.6

(Summons for Witnesses)

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[September 6, 1692]

W'm & Mary by the Grace of God of England Scotland France
& Ireland King & Queen defend'r of the faith &c'a.

To the Constable of Topsfield Greeting Wee Command you to Warn & Give Notice unto the Wife of Abraham Reddington . Mary Towne

Widow William Towne & Samuel Towne Sons of s'd Mary Towne Rebecka & Elizabeth Towne dauthters of s'd Widow Towne that they & Every of them all Excuses set apart be and personaly appear at the Court of Oyer & Terminer holden at Salem to Morrow by Twelve of the Clock hereof make return fail not dated in Salem Sep'r. 6.th 1692 & in the fourth yeare of Our Reign

*Stephen Sewall Cler
(Reverse) I haue somensed and warned al the parsons with in nemed as as atested by me
Ephraim Willdes constabell o topsfelld ( Witchcraft Papers, no. 36, Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA., Boston, MA. )