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SWP No. 38.7

(Summons for Witnesses V. Mary Esty Mary Esty, Sarah Cloyce , Giles Corey, & Martha Corey , and Officer’s Return)

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[September 5, 1692 ]

Wm & Mary by the Grace of God of England Scotland France
& Ireland King & Queen defenders of the faith &c.

To the Sheriffe of Essex or deputy or Constable or Constables of
Salem, Topsfield & Boxford Greeting

Wee Comand you & Either of you to warn and give Notice
unto Jonathan Putman James Darlin Samuel Abbey of Salem Daniel Clarke of Topsfield & Samuel Smith of Boxford Edward Putman
Ez: Cheever Jno Parker Sen'r Sam'll Braybrooke Mary Wolcot Ann Putman Sarah Vibber Marcey lewis Eli: Hubbard that they & Every
of them be at the Next Court of Oyer & Terminer holden at Salem
on Tuesday Next at Twelve of the Clock, or as soon after as may be
there to testify the truth to the best of their knowledge on Sev-
erall Indictments Exhibited against Mary Easty & Sarah Cloyce Giles Corey & Martha Corey his wife hereof Make Return fail not

dated in Salem : Sep'r 5'th 1692. & in the fourth year of Our Reign

Stephin Sewall Cler
(Officer's Return.)

(Reverse) To the Clark of Salem I have a cordenely to warent Som-
mand danile clake of topsfield And Samuel Smith of Boxfrd
*Joseph Andrews Constebele
of Boxferd
( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 1, 40 )