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SWP No. 78.2

(Mittimus for George Jacobs, Sr. , William Hobbs , Edward Bishop , Bridget Bishop , Sarah Wilds , Mary Black , Mary English , Alice Parker , and Ann Pudeator .)

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[May 12, 1692]

To the Keeper of theire (TORN)

You are in theire majests names her -- (Torn)

to take into your care and safe Custody (Torn)

of George Jacobs Sen'r of Salem husbandman (Torn)

of Salem farmes husbandman William Hobs of (Torn)

husbandman, Edward Bushop of Salem Village Husband. (Torn) Bushop Alias Olliver the wife of Edward Bushop of Salem Sawyer Sarah Wild: the wife of John Wild: of Topsfeild, Mary a Negro Woman of L't Nathaniell putnams of Salem Village Mary English the wife of phillip English of Salem Merchant; Allice parker the wiffe of John parker of Salem Seaman, and Ann pudeattor of Salem Widdow, who all and Everyone of them: Stand Charged in behalfe of theire Majests: With sundry acts of Witchcraft, Latly donne or Committed by them on the Bodys of Mary Walcot Abigail Williams Marcy Lewis Ann Putnam Eliz Hubberd Susannah Sheldon and Others of Salem Village and farmes, whereby great hurt hath bene donne them, Whome you are well to secure in sayd Goale untill they shall be thence delivered by and order of Law, and here of you are not to faile Dated Salem May the 12th 1692

Pys *John Hathorne Assists.

*Jonathan. Corwin ] Assists.

( Witchcraft Papers, no. 25, Massachusetts Historical Society. Boston. )