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SWP No. 119.1

( Frances Wycom v. Margaret Scott )

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The deposistion of frances wycum who testifieth and saith that quickly after the first court at Salme about wicthcraft margerit Scott whom I very well knew: or hir Apperance came to me and did most greviously torment me by choaking and almost presing me to death: and so she did continu affleting me by times tell the 5'th August 1692 being the day of hir examination allso during the time of hir Examination margerit Scott did most greviously afflect me: and also severall times sence: and I beleve in my heart that margerit Scott is a wicth and that she has often affleted me by acts of wicthcraft

frances Wycom owned: to the grand Inquest. that the above written evidence: is the truth upon oath: Sept'r 15, 1692: Jurat in Curia.

(Reverse) frances Wycomb dep'o Ags't #(M)Margaret Scott

( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 2, Page 45 )