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SWP No. 104.2

(Indictment v. Margaret Prince for Afflicting Elizabeth Booth)

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[= JAnuary 5, 1693. ]
Province of the Massachusets Bay in New England ] Anno RR's & Reginae & Mariae Angliae &c Quarto Annoq'e Domini 1692

Essex ss The Juriors for our Soveraigne Lord & Lady the King & Queen doe present that Margreet Prince of Gloster alis Cap Ann in the County of Essex widow upon the fift day of September 1692 and Divers other Dayes and Times as well before as after Certaine Detestable Arts Caled witch Craft and Sorceries wickedly Mallitiously & feloniously hath used practiced and Exersised at & in the Towne of Salem in the County of Essex upon & against one Elizabeth Booth of Salem aforsaid Singlewoman By which Said Wicked Acts the Said Elizabeth Booth the Day & yeare above said and Divers other Dayes & times both before & after was & is tortured aflicted Consumed Pined wasted & Tormented Against the peace of our soveraigne Lord & Lady the King & Queen their Crowne & Dignity & the Laws in that case made & Provided.

Witnesses Elizabeth Huberd

Mary Warren

Elenor Babson

Eliz. Booth

( Suffolk Court Files, vol. 32, Docket No. 2676, p. 7. Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, Judicial Archives, Massachusetts State Archives. Boston, MA.)