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the Salem witchcraft outbreak of 1692

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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
Candy
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
Lydia Dustin

Died in Prison, March 10, 1693
( See also: George Burroughs -- Complaint; Susannah Martin -- Mittimus .)

(Warrant for Arrest of Lydia Dustin)

To the Constable of reading


You are in theyr Majestyes Names Required to Apprehend and
bring before us Lydah Dasting of Reading Widdow in the County of
Middlesex on Munday Next being the Second day of the Month of
May Next Ensueing the date hereof, about Eleven of the Clock in
the forenoone, att the house of Lev't Nath'll Ingersolls in Salem
Village, in Order to hir Examination, relateing to high suspition of
severall acts of Witchcraft done or Comitted by hir upon the Bodys
of Mary Walcott, Ann. putnam, Mercy Lewis & Abigall. Williames
all of Salem Village: whereby great hurt [&] damage hath bin
done to the Bodys of Said persons according to Complaint of Capt
Jonathan. Walcott & serg't Thomas putnam in behalfe of theyr
Majestys for them selves & severall of theyr Neighbours, and hereof
you are nott to fayle att your perrill. date Salem Aprill. 30'th 1692


P us *John Hathorne
*Jonathan. Corwin }
Assis'ts

(Reverse)

Pursewence to a warant from yrs honrs baring date the 30
of aprill last for the aprihending and bringing of the person of
Lidea Dasting in obediance ther to I have brought the said Lidea


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Dasting of Redding to the hous of Lu't Ingersons in Salem viledg
dated in #[May: the:2d] Salem viledg the 2'd day of may 1692

Atest. *John Parker of Redding

(Reverse)
L. Dasting

( Essex County Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 2, Page 47 )


(Mittimus for Lydia Dustin, Sarah Dustin, Mary Colson,
Elizabeth Colson, and Sarah Cole)
Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England

Mid'x Ss: William and Mary by the Grace of God King and Queen
of England, Scottland, france and Ireland Defend'rs of the faith
&c. to the Sheriffe of the County of Middlesex Greeting Wee Com-
mand you that you have the Body of Lidia Dastin of Reading widow
Sarah Dastin single-woman Mary Coulson widow Elizabeth Colson
single wo: all of Reading and Sarah Cole.

in the prison of Cambridge under yo'r Custody as tis said & De-
tained , and under safe and sure Conduct together w'th the Cause of
their Caption under what name or names so ever the said Lidia
Dastin, Sarah Dastin, Mary Coulson, Elizabeth Coulson and Sarah
Cole be conveyed in the same before o'r Justices of o'r Court of
Assize and Goal Delivery at Salem in o'r County of Essex in o'r
Provice of the Massachusetts Bay in New England upon Tuesday the
3'd Day of Jan'a next in the fourth year o'r Reigne. To Do and
receive all and every of those things w'ch the justices of o'r Court
shall Consider of in that behalfe. And then and there you have this
Writt Witness William Stoughton Esq'e in Boston the 31'st of De-
cember in the fourth year of o'r Reigne Annoq'e Dom. 1692


*Jon'a Elatson, Cler.

( Suffolk County Court Records, Vol. 32, Case No. 2700 )



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(Officer's Return)
By Vertue of this Writt I have hear Brought the Bodyes of those
Persons within spesefy'd and Delivered hear att Salem to the under
Sheriffe


[illegible] Phillips
Sheriffe for Mid.

(on back) The Return of Habes Corpus from the Sheriffe of Middlesex

( Suffolk County Court Records, Vol. 32, Case No. 2700 )