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SWP No. 94.18

(Deposition of Sarah Bibber v. Rebecca Nurse )

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[+ June 29, 1692]

The Deposistion of Sarah viber agged about: 36: years who testifieth and saith: that on the day of may 1692: I saw the Apperishtion of Rebekah Nurs the wife of frances nurs sen'r most greviously tortor and afflect the bodyes of Mary walcott mercy lewes and Abigaill
williams by pinching them and almost choaking them to death: but I do not know that she hurt me tell the 27'th June 1692: and then the: Apperishtion of Rebekah Nurs did most greviously torment me by pinching me and almost choaking me severall times

(Reverse) Sarah viber against Rebekah Nurs

( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 1 No. 74 )