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SWP No. 97.5

(Depositions of Sarah Bibber Mary Walcott, Elizabeth Hubbard, Ann Putnam Putnam Jr.,& Mary Warren v. Alice Parker, and Statement of Abigail Hobbs v. Alice Parker)

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[ September 7, 1692. ]

Sarah Vibber: upon oath: affirmeth: to the #[grand] Jury of inquest: that she hath seen Alice Parker: afflict: Mary Warin Mary Walcot: & An Putnam: & that s'd Parker did choke s'd Warin the last night & griped her: abo't the waste: Septem'r 7: 1692 & that she hath afflicted this deponent

Jurat in Curia Mary Walcot : upon oath: affirmeth: to the Jury of inquest: that she hath: seen: Alice Parker: afflict: Mary Warin: Eliz Hubbard Mercy Lewis: & An Putnum perticulerly: the last night: by choaking of them & squeezing of them Septem'r 7: 1692 & that she aflicted this deponent

Jurat in Curia Eliz Hubard : on oath affirmd to the Jury of inquest: that Alice Parker: hath once afflicted her: & that was last night; Sept'r 7: 1692 An Putnum: upon oath: affirmd: to the Jury of Inquest: that she hath seen: Alice Parker afflict: Mary: Warin: Mary Walcot: goodwife Vibber & Sara Churchell by Choking: of them & squeezing. Mary Warin; this they did the last night in the Court: Septem'r 7: 16:92

An Putnum: upon oath: affirmed: to ye Jury of Inquest: that she hath seen: Alice Parker aflict: Mary: Warin: Mary Walcot: goodwife Vibber: & Sara Churchell by choking: of them & squeezing. Mary Warin: this they did ye last night in ye Court:

Septem 7: 16:92

Mary: Warin : upon oath: affirms to the Jury of Inquest: that: she hath seen Alice Parker afflict: Mary Walcot: Eliz Hubbard An Putnam: & goodwife Vibber the last night: by choking: them & squeezing them: s'd Parker: has afflicted me: has brought me the book: to siign to she brought: me a poppit: & a needle: & thretned: to stab: me if I would not stick the needle into the Poppit: & she did run: the needle a little way into me: s'd Parker s'd she was a caus: of the death of Tho Wastgate: and crew: that was foundred in the sea: she was also a caus: of the death of goodwife ormes her son: that was drown'd before: there dore: and was a caus of the death of Jno Serles his -- boy: she was the caus also of: Michael Chapmans: Death in Boston harbour: she also told me she: bewiched my mother & was a caus of her death: also that: she bewiched my sister: Eliz: that is both deaf & dumb: September: 7. 92

Jurat in Curia
Abigail: Hobbs: afirms: she has seen: Alice Parker: afflict: Mary: Warin: when s'd Warin was at prison. Also: I have seen her: aflict: An Putman: by Choking: of them: Septem'r 7: 1692: before the Jury of Inquest ( Witchcraft Papers, No. 34. Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA. )