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SWP No. 106.17

( Stephen Bittford v. Elizabeth Proctor and Rebecca Nurse )

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The Deposistion of Steephen Bittford agged about 23 years who testifieth and saith that about the begining of April 1692 about midnight as I was a bed att the house of James Darling of Salem I being parfittly awake I saw standing in the chamber Rebekah Nurs and Elizabeth procktor the wife of John procktor whom I very well knew and I was in very grate paine in my neck and could not stir my head nor spake a word but I cannot say that it was they that hurt me and for 2. or 3 dayes after I could not stir my neck but as I moved my wholl body

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