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SWP No. 9.3

(Indictment v. William Barker, Sr., , for Afflicting Abagaill Martin)

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[+ January 13, 1693]

Province of the Massathutetts Bay in New England Essex Anno RRs & Reginae Gulielmi & Mariae Angliae &'c Quarto: Annoq'e Dm: 1692

The Juro'r for our Sov'r Lord and Lady the King & Queen Presents
That William Barker Seino'r of Adivor in the County of Essex afore-
said Husbandm Sometime in August last 1692 afors'd - - - - - And
Divers other Dayes & times as well before as after Certaine Detestable
Arts called Witchcrafts & Sorceryes Wickedly Mallishiously & felon-
iously hath used Practised & Excercised at and in the Towne of An-
divor -- in the County of Essex afores'd upon & against one
Abagaiele Martin of Andivo'r Single Woman By which Wicked Arts the said
Abagaill Martin -- the Day and Year afores'd and Divers
other Dayes and Times as well before as after, was and is Tortured Afflicted.
Tormented Consumed Pined & wasted ag't the Peace of Sov'r Lord
& Lady the King and Queen their Crowne and Dignity & the Lawes
in that case made & Provided:

Wittnesses: Rose foster --
Matha Tyler

(Reverse) William Barker Seino'r for afflicting Abigaill Martin
Billa Vera
*Robert Payne foreman:
fled Persons fled
( Massachusetts Archives Collection, vol. 135, no. 37. Boston.)