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SWP No. 109.4

(Indictment v. William Proctor , No. 3)

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Province of the Massathusetts Bay in New England, Essex ] Anno RRs & Reginae Gulielmi & Mariae Angliae &c Quarto Annoq'e Do[mbar ] 1692

The Jurors for our sovereigne Lord & Lady the King & Queen [pbar ]r'sents That William Proctor of Salem in the County of Essex aforesaid -- On the seaventeenth Day of September 1692 -- And Divers other Dayes and Times as well before as after Certaine Detestable Artes called Witchcrafts & Sorceries Wickedly Mallishiously and felloniously -- hath Used Practised & Exercised at and in the Towne of Salem in the County of Essex afores'd upon and against one Mary Walcott of Salem aforsaid Single Woman -- By which wicked Arts the said Mary Walcott -- The Day and year afores'd and Divers other Dayes & Times as well before as after was and is Tortured Afflicted Tormented Consumed Pined & Wasted against the Peace of our Sovereigne Lord and Lady the King and Queen their Crowne and Dignity and against the Lawes in that case made & Provided.

Wittnesses

Eliza' Hobert

Ann Puttnam

Allice Booth

Eliza' Booth

(Reverse) Ignoramus *Robert Payne foreman.

the within Wm Procture was examined before their Majesties Justices of peace in Salem

owned before the Grand Jury 7: Jan'y 1692

atest

*Jno Higginson

Just'e peace

*Robert Payne

foreman.

( Suffolk Court Records Case No. 2706 Page 29 )