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SWP No. 109.3

(Indictment No. 1 v. William Proctor for Afflicting Elizabeth Hubbard)

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[September 8, 1692]

[Essex in] the Province [of 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 and Upon the Thirty first daÿ of Maÿ In the yeare aforesaid and divers other days and times as well before as after Certaine detestable Arts called Witchcrafts & Sorceries Wickedly Mallitiously and felloniously hath used practised and Exercised at and #[& upon & Against] in the Towneship of Salem aforesaid in upon and against one Elizabeth Hobert of Salem aforesaid Single Woman #[aforesaid] by which said Wicked Acts the said Elizabeth Hobart , the day and Yeare aforesaid and divers other days and times both before and after was and is Tortured Afflicted Consumed pined Wasted and Tormented and also for sundry other acts of Witchcraft by the said #[Elizabeth Warren] William procter Comitted and done before and since that time against Our Sov'r Lord and Lady the King and Queen theire Crowne and Dignity and the forme in the Stattute in that Case made and Provided.

Wittness

Mary Warren

(Reverse) IgnoRamus Wm Proctor

( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 2 Page 1 )