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SWP No. 45.23

( Deposition of Margaret Reddington v. Mary Esty )

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[++April 22, 1692]

the depesiasian of margret Redengton eged about seventiy
yers testifieth and saith that a bout three yers a gow I was at good mon Esties and talking with his wife a bout an In fermety I hade
and presantly after I fell Into a most sollom condision and the thres-
day before the thanksgiving that wee hade last. In the afternone I
was exseding elle and that night godey Estiey apered to mee and
profered me a pece of fresh mete and I tolld hare twas not fete for
the doges and I would have non of ite and then she vanished a
waye

( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 1 no. 293 )