A Short History of the Salem Village Witchcraft Trials: Illustrated by a Verbatim Report of the Trial of Mrs. Elizabeth Howe; a Memorial of Her ... Map and Half Tone Illustrations

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M. V. B. Perley, 1911 - Witchcraft - 76 pages
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Page 77 - Laser Print natural white, a 60 # book weight acid-free archival paper which meets the requirements of ANSI/NISO Z39.48-1992 (permanence of paper) Preservation photocopying and binding by Acme Bookbinding Charlestown, Massachusetts CD 1995 The borrower must return this item on or before the last date stamped below.
Page 9 - There shall not be found among you any one that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, or that useth divination, or an observer of times, or an enchanter, or a witch, or a charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wizard, or a necromancer.
Page 9 - A man also or woman that hath a familiar spirit, or that is a wizard, shall surely be put to death : they shall stone them with stones ; their blood shall be upon them.
Page 35 - ... certain detestable arts called witchcrafts and sorceries, wickedly and feloniously hath used, practised and exercised, at and within the township of Salem, in the county of Essex aforesaid, in, upon and against one...
Page 35 - May, in the fourth year above said, and divers other days and times as well before as after, was and is tortured, afflicted, pined, consumed, wasted and tormented, against the peace of our sovereign Lord and Lady the King and Queen, and against the form of the statute in that case made and provided.
Page 35 - Scotland, France and Ireland, king and queen, defenders of the faith, &c. and divers other days and times, as well before as after, certain...
Page 46 - The father of her husband, — James How, Sr., aged about ninety-four years, — in a communication addressed to the Court, declared that — " he, living by her for about thirty years, hath taken notice that she hath carried it well becoming her place, as a daughter, as a wife, in all relations, setting aside human...
Page 36 - ... between the How and Perley families, which is pretty clearly stated in the testimony that follows, Timothy Perley and his wife Deborah testified that,— There being some difference between Goode How and Timothy Perley about some boards, the night following three of our cows lay out, and finding them the next morning we went to milk them and one of them did not give but two or three spoons...
Page 28 - But surely our ancestors had no special reasons for shame in a belief which had the universal sanction of their own and all former ages ; which counted in its train philosophers, as well as enthusiasts; which was graced by the learning of prelates, as well as by the countenance of kings ; which the law supported by its mandates, and the purest judges felt no compunctions in enforcing. Let...
Page 32 - If it was the last moment I was to live, God knows I am innocent of any thing in this nature.

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