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SWP No. 86.6

(Indictment v. Mary Lacey, Sr. for Afflicting Elizabeth Hobert )

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[+ September 14, 1692 ]

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

The Jurors for o'r Sov'r Lord and Lady the King and Queen doe Present that Mary laceÿ Wife of lawrence laceÿ of Andivor in the County of Essex Husbandman upon the Twentieth day of July In the year aforesaid and divers other dayes and times as well before as after Certaine detestable Arts called Witchcraft and Sorceries wickedly Mallitiously and felloniously hath used Practised and Exercised at and in the Towne of Salem in the County of Essex aforesaid in upon and against one Elizabeth Hobert of Salem aforesaid Single Woman by which said wicked Acts the said Eliza Hobert the day & Year aforesaid and divers other dayes and Times Both Before and after was and is Tortured aflicted Consum'd Pined Wasted and Tormented and also for Sundry other Acts of witchcraft by the said Mary laceÿ Comitted and done Before and since that Time against the Peace of o'r. Sov'r Lord and Lady the King and Queen theire Crowne and Dignity and the forme of Stattute in that Case made and Provided,

(Reverse) Indictm't ags't Mary laceÿ for bewitching Eliza Hobert Billa Vera

( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 2 no. 49. )