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SWP No. 99.1

(Warrant for the Apprehension of Sarah Pease & Officer's Return)

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[May 23, 1692 ] To the Marshall of Essex or his dept or Constables of Salem

You are in theire Majest's names hereby required to apprehend and forthwith bring before us ( Sarah pease the wife of Robert pease of Salem Weaver who stands charged with sundry acts of Witchcraft by her Committed Lately on the Body of Mary Warren of Salem Village whereby great Injury was do[nbar ] her. &c) in order to her Examination Relateing to the same faile not Dated Salem May 23'd 1692

*John Hathorne

*Jonathan. Corwin

Per ord'r of the Govern'r & Councill

I heave aprehended the parson mensioned within this warrant and heave broghte hir

Per me. *Peter Osgood Constable in Salem May. the 23: 1692

( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 2 No. 106 )