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SWP No. 040: Mary De Rich

(See also: Benjamin Proctor -- Complaint, Benjamin Proctor -- Warrant .)

SWP No. 40.1

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(Warrant for the Apprehension of Mary De Rich, and Officer's Return )

[May 23, 1692 ]

To the Marshall of the County of Essex or his Lawfull Deputy or Constable in Salem

You are in theyr Majests Names hereby required to apprehend and forthwith bring before us, Mary de Rich the Wife of Michaell de Rich of Salem farmes Husbandman, whoe stands Charged w'th Sundry Acts of Witchcraft by hir Comitted lately on the Bodys of Abigall Williames & Elizabeth Hubbard of Salem Village &c. whereby great hurt & Injury hath bin donne them in order to hir Exemination relateing to the same & hereof you are nott to fayle. Salem. Dat. May. 23. 1692 .

*John Hathorne
*Jonathan. Corwin
P ord'r of the Govern'r & Councill

I have apprehended the above named person and brought her as above P'r *Jos'h Neal Constable

(Essex County Court Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 2, no. 105 )

Salem Witchcraft Papers