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SWP No. 106.1

(Complaint v. Elizabeth Proctor and Sarah Cloyce)

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This. 4'th Aprill. 1692. Capt Jonathan Walcott and Leut Nathaniell Ingerson personally Appeared before us & Exhibited there Compl't in behalfe of theyr Majestyes for them selves & Severall of theyr Neighbours against Sarah Cloyes wife of peter Cloyes of Salem Village & [Eliz.] proctur the wife of Jno proctur of Salem for High Suspition of Severall Acts of Wichcraft donne or comitted by them upon the Bodyes of Abigall Williames & John. Indian of the family of mr Sam'll parris, & Mary Walcott daughter of one of the complaynants & Ann. Putnam and Mercy Lewis of the family of Thomas putnam Whereby great hurt & damage hath bin donne to the Bodyes of s'd persons & Therefore Craved Justice

(Reverse) Walcutt & Ingersol comp'ts

( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 1 Page 24 )