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SWP No. 106.5

(Indictment No. 1 v. Elizabeth Proctor , for Afflicting Mary Walcott)

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[+ June 30, 1692 ]

Anno Regis et Reginae Willm et Mariae nunc Angliae &c Quarto Essex ss

The Jurors for our Sovereigne Lord and Lady the King and Queen p'esents That: Elizabeth Procter Wife of John Procter of Salem -- the 11'th Day of Aprill in the fourth Year of the Reigne of our Sovereigne Lord and Lady William and Mary: by the Grace of God of England Scottland France and Ireland King and Queen Defenders of the faith &c and Divers other Dayes and times. as well before, as after, certaine Detestable Arts called witchcraft & sorceries, wickedly and feloniously hath usedractised and Exercised, at and within the Towneship of Salem in the County of Essex aforesaid in upon and ag't on Mary Walcott of Salem Villiage Singlewoman -- by which said wicked arts the said Mary Walcott the II'th Day of Aprill in the forth Year as aboves'd and Divers other Dayes and times as well before; as after was and is Tortured afflicted Pined Consumed wasted and Tormented: and also for sundry other acts of witchcraft by said Elizabeth Procter Committed and donne be fore and since that time ag't the Peace of our Sovereigne Lord and Lady, the King and Queen and ag't the forme of the Statute in that case made and Provided


Mary Wolcutt ] Sworn

Ann Putman ] Sworn

Mercy Lewis ] Sworn

(Reverse) No. El. Procter bill a vera Procter & wife


( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 1 No. 90. )