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SWP No. 114.3

(Indictment v. Wilmott Reed , No. 2)

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Essex in the province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England ss ]

Anno RR's & Reginae Gulielmi & Mariae Angliae, &c Quarto Annoq'e Domini 1692.

The Juriors for our Sov'r Lord and Lady the King & Queen doe present that Willmott Redd wife of Samuel Redd of Marblehead In the County of Essex fisherman upon the Thirty first day of May In the year aforesaid and divers other days and times as well before as after Certaine Detestable Arts. called Witchcraft and Sorceries Wickedly Mallitiously and felloniously hath used practised and Exercised at and in the Towne of Salem in the County of Essex aforesaid in Upon and against one Eliz'a Hobert of Salem aforsaid in the County of Essex aforesaid Single Woman by which said wicked Acts the said Eliz'a Hobert the day & yeare aforesaid and Divers other dayes and times both before and after was and is Tortured aflicted Consumed Pined Wasted and Tormented and also for Sundry other Acts of Witchcraft by the said Willmot Redd Comitted and done before and Since that time against the peace of o'r Soveraigne Lord and Lady the King and Queen theire Crowne and Dignity And the forme Of #(in) the Stattute in that Case made and Provided. --

(Reverse) Indictm't agst Willmott Redd for bewitching Eliz'a Hobert Billa vera-Ponet se

( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 2 Page 4 )