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SWP No. 22.9

(Summons for Witnesses v. George Burroughs, and Officer’s Return)

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[+ August 5, 1692]

William & Mary by the Grace of God of England Scotland France
& Ireland King & Queen defend'rs of the faith &ca

mr Jno Ruck mrs Eliz: Ruck mr Thomas Ruck & Samuel Ruck


Capt William Worwood Greeting.

Wee Comand you all Excuses set apart to be and personaly ap-
pear at the present Court of Oyer & Terminer held at Salem there
to Testify the truth to the best of your knowledge on certain Indict-
m'ts Exhibited against mr George Burrough : hereof fail not dated in
Salem.Aug't 5'th 1692. & in the fourth yeare of Our Reign

*Stephen Sewall Cler

August 5'th The persons above Named where all every of them
sumoned to appeare as above [by me]

by me

*Joseph Neale Const'b in [in] Salem.
(On reverse side of paper) G. Burroughs . Sumons Ruck etal
( Essex County Court Archives, Salem - Witchcraft, vol. 2, no. 29.)