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SWP No. 92.34

(Sarah Bibber v. Susannah Martin )

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The Deposistion of Sarah viber agged about 36 years: who testifieth and saith that on the 2: May. 1692 the Apperishtion of susannah martin of Amsbery did most greviously torment me dureing the time of hir examination for if she did but look personally upon me she would strik me down or all most choak me: and also the same day I saw the Apperishtion of susannah martin most greviously afflect the bodyes of mary walcott mercy lewes and Ann putnam by pinching and almost choaking them: and severall times sence the Apperishtion of susannah martin has most greviously afflected me by beating and pinching me and almost choaking me to death: & that she beleives the s'd Martin is a witch & that she is bewiched by her

Jurat in Curia
(On reverse of paper)
Sarah Viber against Susan: Martin
( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 1 Page 72 )