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SWP No. 22.1

(Complaint v. George Burroughs , Lydia Dustin , Susannah Martin , Dorcas Hoar , Sarah Morey , and Phillip English )

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[Aprill 30, 1692 ]

Salem Aprill the 30'th 1692

There Being Complaint this day made (Before us) by Capt Jona- than Walcot and Serj't Thomas putnam of Salem Village, in behalfe
of theire Majesties, for themselfes, and also for Severall of theire
Neighbours Against George Burroughs Minester in Wells in the pro-
vince of Maine Lydia Dasting in Reading Widow Susanah Martin of
Amesbury Widow Dorcas Hoar of Beverly Widdow, and Sarah Mur- rell of Beverly And phillip English of Salem Merchant for high
Suspition of Sundry acts of Witchcraft done or Committed by them
Upon the Bodys of Mary Walcot . Marcy Lewis Abigail Williams Ann putnam and Eliz Hubert and Susanah Sheldon (Viz) Upon Som: or
all of them, of Salem Village or farm[es] whereby great hurt and
dammage benne donn[e] to the Bodys of s'd persons above named
therefore Craved Justice

Signed by Both
the Complainers
aboves'd {

*Jonathan Walcott
*Thomas Putnam

The abovs'd Complaint was Exhibited before us this 30'th aprill
1692
*John Hathorne
*Jonathan Corwin {
Assis'ts
( Essex Institute Collection, no. 17. )