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SWP No. 109.4

(Indictment No. 2 v. William Proctor for Afflicting Mary Warren)

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[September 8, 1692]

the Massachusetts Bay in New England Ss/ ] Anno R R's & Reginae Gulielmi & Mariae Angliae &c Quarto Annoq'e Domini 1692.

The Juriors for our Sov'r Lord and Lady the King and Queen doe present that William Procter of Salem In the County of Essex Husbandman in & upon the thirty first day of May In the yeare aforesaid and divers other days & times as well before as after Certaine detestable Art called Witchcrafts and Sorceries Wickedly Mallitiously and felloniously hath used practised and Exercised at and in the Towneship of Salem aforesaid in upon & against one Mary Warren of Salem aforesaid Single Woman by which said Wicked Acts Mary Warren aforesaid the day & yeare the aforesaid and divers other days and times both before & after was and is Tortured aflicted Consumed Pined Wasted & Tormented & also for sundry other acts of Witchcraft by the said William Procter Comitted and done before & since that time against Our Sov'r Lord and Lady the King & Queen theire Crowne & Dignity and the forme in the Stattute in that Case made & Provided.


Eliz. Hobert

(Reverse) IgnoRamus William Proctor

( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 2 No. 3.)