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SWP No. 86.4

( Testimony of Mercy Lewis v. Mary Lacey, Sr. )

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[September 14, 1692 ]

Mercy lewis: affirm[e]d to the grand Inquest: that s[h]e saw: Mary Lascy sen'r : afflict Joseph Ballards: wife of Andover: she saith also: that mary Lascy sen'r afflicted her s'd Lewis & Eliz Hubbert: at the time of her examination but since she has not hurt her: she sayth: she beleeves s'd Lacy was a witch: & afflicted: her: & the above named persons: by witchcraft Sept'r. the. 14: 1692

( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 2, no. 50. )