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SWP No. 137.33

( Benjamin Wilkins v. John Willard and Sarah Buckley )

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The Testimony of benjamin wilkns aged about. 36: years saith That about the 12: of may last marcy lues being at my fathers hous tould us that she saw john wilard and goody bucly upon my father wilkins presing his belly and my father complained of extreme paine in his bely at the same time: then John putnam struck at the aperistions then marcy luis fel down & my father had ease emediatly:

John putnam testifieth to the same above written

(Reverse) Benj. Wilkins Contra Willard

( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 1 Page 105 )