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SWP No. 060: Nicholas Frost

SWP No. 60.1

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(Complaint of Thomas Dodd v. Nicholas Frost and Complaint of Simon Willard & Elizer Keyser )

[September 5, 1692 ]

Thomas Dod of marble head complaineth to their Majesties Justices of the peace in Salem against Nicholas frost of pascataque for that the Said Nicholas Frost hath Sorely afflicted Johana Dod daughter of the Said Thomas Dod by witchcraft. to her great hurt: & pray that awrit of Aprehention may be Granted against him & the Said Thomas Dod doth herby oblige him selfe to our Sover's William & Mary King & Queen of England &c in the full & whole Sume of one hundred pound Curant mony of New Engld the Condition is that the Said Dod shall procecut the abovesaid complaint against Nicho. Frost to Effect
Dated. 5th. Sept. 1692:
The T D marke of
Thomas. Dod.

This Recognizance taken before me
5 Sept 1692 *John Higginson Just Peace

Simo: Wiliard & Eliz: Kesor Complaineth to their Majesties Justices of the. peace in Salem
against Joseph Emens of Manchester. for that the Said Emins hath Sorely afflicted Mary
warren by witchcraft to her great hurt & prays that a writ of Aprehention may be given out
against him/. & the. Said Simon wiliard & Elizr Kesor doe by these presents oblige
themselues to our Soueraines William & Mary King & Quene of England &c in the full
Sume of one hundred pounds Currant mony of New England / The Condition is  #[of] that the Said willard & Kesor shall procecut the Said Complaint to Effect
5 Sept 1692
Simon Willard
Elizur Keysar

This Recognizance taken before me John Higginson Just peace
5 Sept 1692

(Reverse) Nicho ffrost Joseph Emins 5-7-92

( MS Ch K 1.40, vol. 2, p. 44, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA.)

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