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SWP No. 94.12

( John Putnam, Sr. and Rebecca Putnam for Rebecca Nurse )

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the testemony of John putnam : sen and rebecke his wife saith that our son in law John Fuller: and our dauter rebecke Shepard did both of them by #[a most] (a most violent death and did acting vere strangly at the time of ther death) farder saith that wee did Judg then that thay both diead of a malignant fever and had no suspiction of wichcraft of aney nether Can wee acues the prisner at the bar of any such thing

( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 2 Page 58 )