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SWP No. 78.1

(Warrant for apprehension of George Jacobs, Sr. and Margaret Jacobs )

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[May 10, 1692 ]

To: The Constables in Salem.

You are in theire Majests names hereby required to apprehend and forthwith bring before us. George Jacobs Senr of Salem, And Margaret Jacobs the daugter of George Jacobs Junr of Salem Single-woman Who stands accused, of high suspition of sundry acts of witchcraft by them both Committed on Sundry persons in Salem to theire great wrong and Injury and hereof faile not. Dated Salem May 10th 1692

per us. *John Hathorne ] Assists.

*Jonathan. Corwin ] Assists

To constable Joseph Neale

May the 10th: 1692 Then I apprehended the Bodyes of George Jacobs Sen'r and Margret Jacobs daughter of George Jacobs Jun'r Both of Salem According to the Tenor of the Above warrant

per me *Joseph Neale Constable in Salem.

(Reverse) Warrant George Jacobs & Margaret Jacobs .

( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 1 no. 220 )