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SWP No. 137.35

(Evidence of Benjamin Wilkins , John Wilkins , and Nathaniel Richardson )

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The deposition of benjamin Wilkins aged 36 years and John Wilkins aged 26 years these deponents testifieth and say that Lidia Wilkins wiffe of John Wilkins was well delivered with child. and was well the next day after but the 2 day after shee was deleivered shee was taken with a violent feaver and flux as we supposed had in a litle time the flux abated but the feaver continued till she died which was about four dayes

(Reverse) Nath. Richison tells of a Nashway man that speakes of a profound sleep that Willard was in

( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 2 Page 58 )