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SWP No. 58.1

(Complaint v. Elizabeth Fosdick and Elizabeth Paine )

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[May 30, 1692 ]

Salem May the. 30th 1692

L't Nathaniell putnam and Joseph Whipple of Salem Village made Complaint in behalfe of their Majest's against Elizabeth fosdick of #[Charlstown] Maulden the wife of John Fosdick . afore'd Carpenter And Elizabeth paine of #[Maulden] Charlstown the wife of Stephen paine of s'd place husbandman for sundry acts of Witchcraft by them Committed Lately on the Bodys of Marcy Lewis and Mary Warren of Salem Village or farmes to theire great hurt therefore Craves Justice.

*Nathanell Putnam

*Joseph whipple

The abovesayd Complaint was Exhibited before us Salem May the. 30th 1692

*John Hathorne ] Assist's

*Jonathan. Corwin ] Assist's

peter Tufts of Charlstowne also appeared before us Salem June 2d 1692. and also #[made a] Complained against both the aboves'd. for acts of Witchcraft by them Committed on his negro Woman

The Mark of peter Tuffs
Elizabeth fosdick
( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 2, no. 17 )