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SWP No. 119.2

( Phillip Nelson and Sarah Nelson v. Margaret Scott )

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#(also) phillip Nelson and Sarah his wife doe testifie and say that for Two or three years before #(the said) Robert Shilleto dyed we have often hard him complaining of margerit Scott for hurting of him and often said that she was a wicth and so he continewed complaining of margerit Scott saying he should never be well so long as margerit Scott lived & so he Complayned of Margret Scott: att times untill he dyed

Phillip Nelson: and Sarah his wife affirmed: upon their oath: to the grand Inquest that: the above written evidence: is the truth:

Sept'r 15: 1692 Jurat in Curia
(Reverse) Sarah Nelson dep'o agst Mary Scott
( Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 2 Page 45 )