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SWP No. 106.16

(Ann Putnam, Jr. v. Elizabeth Proctor )

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The Deposistion of Ann putnam Jun who testifieth and saith that on the 3'th of march 1691/92 I saw the Apperishtion of gooddy procktor amongst the wicthes & she did almost choake me Immediatly and bite and pinch me but I did not know who she was tell the 6'th of march that I saw hir att meeting and then I tould them that held me that that woman was one that did afflect me: and severall times sence she hath greviously afflected me by biting pinching and almost choaking me urging me vehemently to writ in hir book: but on the II'th April 1692 the Apperishtion of Elizabeth proctor the wife of John procktor sen'r did most greviously torment me dureing the time of hir examination and also severall times sence by biting pinching and allmost choaking me to death urging me vehemently to writ in hir book: also on the II'th April it being the day of the examination of Elizabeth proctor I saw the Apperishtion of Elizabeth proctor goe and afflect the bodys of Mistris pope Mary walcott Mircy lewes Abigail Williams and also all the time of hir examination she and hir: Husband and Sarah Cloys did most greviously afflect Elizabeth Hubboard and would not let hir spake a word as I herd

ann Putnam owned this har testimony to be the truth one har oath before the Juriars of Inqwest this: 30 dy of June; 1692

Jurat in Curia
(Reverse) Ann puttnam ag't Eliza. procter
( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 1 Page 25 )