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SWP No. 63.1

(Warrant for the Apprehension of Sarah Good, and Officer's Return)

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[February 29, 1692 ]

Salem feb'y the 29th 1691/2

Whereas Mrs Joseph Hutcheson Thomas putnam Edward putnam and Thomas preston Yeomen of Salem Village in the County of Essex personally appeared before us, and made Complaint on Behalfe of theire Majests against Sarah Good the wife of William Good of Salem Village aboves'd for suspition of Witchcraft by her Committed, and thereby much Injury donne to Eliz parris, Abigail Williams Anna putnam and Elizabeth Hubert all of Salem Village afores'd Sundry times within this two moneths and Lately also don, at Salem Village Contrary to the peace of our Sover'n L'd and Lady W'm & mary King & Queen of Engld &c -- You are therefore in theire Majesties names hereby required to apprehe'd & bring before us the said Sarah Good , to morrow aboute ten of the clock in the forenoon at the house of L't Nathaniell Ingersalls in Salem Village.or as soon as may be then & there to be Examined Relateing to the aboves'd premises and hereof you are not to faile at your perile Dated Salem, febr 29th 1691/2

*John Hathorne ] Assists.

*Jonathan.Corwin ] Assists.

To Constable George Locker

(O. R.)

(Reverse) I brought the person of Saragh Good the wife of william Good according to the tenor of the within warrant as is Attest by me 1.March. 1691/2

*George Locker Constable

( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 1 no. 4 )