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SWP No. 52.9

(Deposition Ann Putnam, Jr. v. Abigail Faulkner Sr. )

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[September 17, 1692]

The deposistion of Ann putnam who testifieth and saith that
about the 9th of August 1692 I was affleted by a woman which
tould me hir name was Falkner: but on the 11th of August being
the day of the Examination of Abigail Falkner she did most dread-
fully torment me during the time of hir examination also on the day of
hir examination I saw Abigaill Falkner or hir Apperance most grev-
iously afflect and torment mary walcot sarah phelps . and I beleve
that Abigal Falkner is a wicth and that she has often afflected me and
severall others by acts of wicthcraft

The above named Ann Putnam affirmed before the Grand in-
quest that the above written Evidence is the truth upon her Oath.

sworne before the grand Jury Sept: 17. 1692

(Reverse) An Puttnam vs Abig'l Falkner Jurat Coram
Grand Jury --

( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 2 no. 46 )