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the Salem witchcraft outbreak of 1692


Giles Corey
Deliverance Dane
Mary Bradbury
Mary De Rich
Ann Dolliver
Lydia Dustin
Sarah Dustin
Rebecca Eames
Mary Easty
Esther Elwell
Martha Emerson
Joseph Emons
Phillip English
Thomas Farrer
Edward Farrington
Abigail Faulkner, Sr.
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Mary Bridges, Sr.
Mary Bridges, Jr.
Sarah Bridges
Hannah Bromage
Sarah Buckley
George Burroughs
Martha Carrier
Richard Carrier
Sarah Carrier
Bethia Carter, Sr.
Elizabeth Cary
Sarah Churchill
Mary Clarke
Rachel Clenton
Sarah Cloyce
Sarah Cole (of Lynn)
Sarah Cole (of Salem)
Elizabeth Colson
Mary Black
Sarah Bassett
Mary Barker
John Alden
Bridget Bishop
Sarah Bibber
Martha Corey
Sarah Cole (of Salem)

(Warrant for Arrest of Hannah Carroll and Sarah Cole)
To the Sheriffe of the County of Essex or his Deputy Complaint
haveing ben made to us their Majesties Justices of the Peace in Salem
by Henery Brage of Salem labourer against Hannah Carrell wife of
Nathaniell Carell whele right. & Sarah Coale, wife of Abraham Coale
of Salem Taylor. for that the Said Hannah Carrell Did Sometimes
one of them & Sometimes Both. together Severall Times feloniously
afflict Torture & Torment William Brage Son of Henr' Brage by that
Diabollicall art of witchcraft, & the Said Henr' Brage hath given in
bond to procecut his said Complaint to Effect./ These are therefore
in their Majesties names to. -- require you forthwith to Apprehend
& Seize the Bodyes of the Said Hanah Carrell & Sarah Coale & Bringe
them before their Majesties Justices of the Peace in Salem in order
to their Examination for w'ch this shall be your sufficient warrant

Dated in Salem: 10'th Sep'r 1692.

*Bartho Gedney
*John Hathorne
*Jonathan. Corwin
*John Higginson


Sep 15'th 1692

By virture hereof I have apprehended the body of Sarah Cole within
named and left her under Guard in the [torn] of salem in order to
her Examination

by me *Geo. Herrick Dep'y sheriff

( Boston Public Library -- Dept. of Rare Books and Manuscripts )

- 236-
(Recognizance for Sarah Cole)

That on the fourteenth day of January 1692 in the fourth year
of the Reigne of our Soveraigne Lord & Lady William and Mary
by the Grace of God of [of] England &c King and Queen Defenders
of the faith &c Personally appeared before Jno Ha[] Esq'r one
of their Maj'ties Justices for the County of Essex #[There] Abraham
Cole of Salem Taylor and acknowledged himselfe to be oweing and
Indebted unto our said Soveraigne Lord and Lady and the survivor of
them their Heires and Successors in the sume of fifty pounds money
to be Levied on his Lands and Tenements goods and Chattles for the
use of our s'd Soveraigne Lord and Lady the King and Queen or the
Survivor them on Condition That -- Sarah Cole his wife [shall] per-
sonally appear before the Justices of our s'd Lord and Lady the King
& Queen at the next Court of Assizes & Gen'll Goall Delivery to be
holden for the County of Essex and in the mean time to be of Good
behaveour and then and there to answer to all Such matters and
things as shall in their Maj'ties behaffe be alledged against her and to
do and receive that w'ch by the said Court shall be then and there
Injoyned her and thence not to depart without Lycence

*Joha. Elatson Cler


Recognizance Abraham Coal of Salem for Sarah Coal his wife --
appeared & clear'd by proclamation

( Mass. Archives Vol. 135 No. 129 )