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SWP No. 68.12

( Deposition of Joseph Morgan v. Dorcas Hoar )

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[+ September 6, 1692 ]

The depotion of Joseph morgin aged abought 46 years or their aboughts Testifyeth and saith that gooday hoer being at my hous did pretend sum thing of forting telling and thair said that I shuld dy before my wife and that my oldest dauter shuld not Live to be a woman and further saith that oldest dauter shuld not live to be a woman. and further sayth that my self being caled to sit on the Jurey to sarch the body of goodman hore he dying very sudingly: that then on desiering to have his body stript thee; said Goody hoar did fly out in a great pation and said what do you think that I have kild my husband you retches you and

( Essex County Archives Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 1 no. 214 )