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SWP No. 38.4

(Mittimus for Martha Corey , Giles Corey , Rebecca Nurse , Dorothy Good , Sarah Cloyce , John Proctor , and Elizabeth Proctor ) [May 25, 1692 ]

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To the Keeper of their Majest's Goale in Boston

You are in theire Majest's names hereby required to take into
your care and safe Custody the Bodys of Martha Cory the wife of
Giles Cory of Salem farmes husbandman Rebecka Nurse the wife of
francs Nurce of Salem Village husbandman. Dorothy Good the
daugter of Wm Good afores'd husbandman. Sarah Cloyce the wife
of peter Cloyce of Salem Village husbandman. John procter of Salem
farmes husbandman and Elizabeth the wife of s d John Procter
of Salem farmes Husbandman who all and every one of them stand
charged in behalfe of theire Majest's for feloniously Committeing
Sundry Acts of Witchcraft Lately, at Salem Village, on the bodys of
Ann putnam the daugter of Thomas putnam Abigail Williams Eliz. Hubbert & others of Salem Village afores'd whereby great hurt hath
beene donne to theire bodys Contrary to the peace of our Sov'r L'd
& Lady Wm & Mary of England &c King & Queen, whome you are
all well to secure untill thay shall be delivered by due order of Law
And hereof you are not to faile

Dated Boston, May 25't 1692.

*John Hathorne
p vs *Jonathan. Corwin
Assis'ts

(Reverse) Sarah Good Rebecca Nurss Jno Willard John Proctor Eliza Proctor SuSanah Martin Bridget Bishop all Oliver Alice Parker
Tittuba Indian
( Essex County Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 1, no. 36 )