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Continued from Mary (Perkins) Bradbury Part 1

 

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TESTIMONY AGAINST MARY

(This is the actual court testimony, exactly as it was written.)

Septem'r the 7'th: 1692: before me *Rob't Pike Asst I do also aferm to

the truth of w't is above testifyed upon upward of fifty years experience and

shall so testify if opertunity do present w'ch I shall indever *Robt: Pike

Having lived many years in Salbury & been much Conversant there, according

to my best notice & observation of Mrs. Bradbury. must needs affirm to

what is above written & add my oath to it if Called thereto *John Pike

(Essex County Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 2 p. 36) (Ann Putnam,

Jr. v. Mary Bradbury) (Ann Putnam, Jr, who was the daughter to Ann

Putnam & Thomas Putnam) The deposition of Ann Putnam who tesifieth and

saith that I being at Andevour on the 26 day of July 1692 I saw there Mis

Mary Bradbery the wife of Capt Tho: Bradbery of Salisbury or hi apperance

most grevious afflecting and tormenting of Timothy Swan of Andevor allmost

Redy to kill him also sevrall times before and sence that time I have seen

mist. Bradbery or hir Apperance most greviously afflecting Timothy Swan

and I beleve that Mis Bradbery is a most dreadfull wicth for sence she has

been in prison she or her Apperance has com to me and most greviously

afflected me ann putnam ownid before the grand Inquest this har evidens

to be the truth one the oath that she hath taken: this: 8 day of September

1692 (Reverse) Anna putnam (Essex County Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft

Vol. 2 page 37)

 

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(Samuel Endicott v. Mary Bradbury) Sam'll Endecott aged

thrity one years or thereabout Testifies Thatt about eleven years since being

bound upon a vioage to sea w'th Capt Sam'll Smith Late of Boston

Diceas'd, just before we sayl'd mrs Bradbery of Salisbury the prisoner

now att the barr came to Boston w'th some firkins of butter of w'ch Capt

Smith bought two, one of them proved halfe way butter and after wee

had been att sea three weekes our men were nott able to eat itt, itt stanck

soe and runn wi'th magotts, w'ch made the men very much distrub'd

about itt and would often say thatt they heard mrs Bradbury was a witch

and thatt they verily beleived she was soe or else she would nott have served

the Capt soe as to sell him such butter. And further this deponent Testifieth

that in four dayes after they sett sayle they mett w'th such a violent storm

that we lost our main mast and rigin & Lost fifeteen horses and thatt about

a fortnight after we sett our jury mast and thatt very night there came up

a Shipp by our side and Carried away two of the mizon shrouds and one

of the Leaches of the mainsaile: And this deponent further sayth thatt after

they arived att Barbados and went to Saltitudos & had Laden their vessell

the next morning she sprange a leake in the hold w'ch wasted sevrall tunns

of salt in soe much thatt we were forct to unlade our vessell again wholy to

stopp our leake there was then four foot of water in the hold after we had

taken in our lading again we had a good passage home butt when we came

near the Land the Capt sent this deponent forward to looke out for land

in a bright moone shining night and as he was sitting upon the windless he

heard a Rumbling noise under him w'th thatt he the s'd deponent Testifieth

Thatt he looked one side of the windless and saw the leggs of some pson

being no wayes frighted & Thatt presently he was shook and looked over

his shoulder, & saw he appearance of a woman from her middle upwards,

haveing a white Capp and white neckcloth on her, w'ch then affrighted

him very much, and as he was turning of the windless he saw the aforsaid

two leggs. Jurat in Curia Sep'r 9th 1692 (Reverse) Sam. Endecott (Essex

County Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 2 page 37)

 

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(Mary Warren v.

Mary Bradbury) The Deposition of mary warren who testifieth and saith

that I have been along time afflected by a woman which tould me hir

name was Mis Bradbery and that she came from Salisbury but on the 2'th

day of July 1692: being the day of the examination of mis mary Bradbery

I then saw that she was the very same woman which tould me hir name was

mis Bradbery and she did most greviously Afflect and torment me dureing

the time of hir examination for if she did but # strick look upon mshe

would strick me down or allmost Choak me also on the day of her

examination I saw mis Bradbery or hir Appearance most greviously

afflect and torment mary wallcott Xarah vibber Eliz Hubbard and Ann

putnam and I beleve in my heart that mis Bradbery is a witch & that she has

very often afflected and tormented me and several others by hir acts of

wicthcraft. Mary warrin ownid this har testimony one the oath which she

hath taken before the grand Inquest this 9th of September 92 (Reverse)

Mary Warren Depoition (Essex County Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 2

page 38)

 

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(Richard Carr and Zerubable Endicott v. Mary Bradbury) The

deposition of Richard: Carr who testifieth and saith that about 13 years

ago presently after sume Diferance that happened to be between my Hon'rd

father mr Geoge Carr: and Mis Bradbery the prisoner at the barr upon

a Sabboth at noon as we ware riding hom by the house of Capt Tho:

Bradbery I saw mis Bradbery goe into hir gate turne the corner of and

Immediately there derted out of hir gate a blue boar and darted at my

fathers horses ledgs which made him stumble but I saw it no more and

my father said boys what doe you se: we both answed a blue bore:

Zorobabell Endicott testifieth and saith that I lived att mr George Carr:

now deceased att the time above mentioned and was present with mr

George Carr and mr Richard Carr and I also saw a blue bore dart out

of mr Bradberys gate to Mr Gorge Carrs horses ledges which mad him

stumble after a strange manr and I also saw the blue bore dart from

mr carrs horses ledgs in att mis Bradberys window: and mr carr

immediately said boys what did you see and we both said a blue bore

then said he from whence came it and we said out of mr Bradberys

gate. then said he I am glad you see itt as well as well as I. Jurat in

Curia Sep'r 9'th 92 & they both further say on their Oathes that

mr Carr discoursed w'th them as they went home about what had

happened and they all concluded that it was mrs Bradbury that so app'rd

as a blue boar. (Reverse) Richard Carr Zorobable Endecott (Essex

County Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 2 page 38)

 

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(James Carr v.

Mary Bradbury) The Deposition of James carr. who testifieth and saith

that about 20 years agoe one day as I was accidently att the house of

mr wheleright and his daughter the widdow maverick then lived there:

and she then did most curtuously invite me to com oftener to the house

and wondered I was grown such a stranger and with in a few days

affter one evening I went thether againe: and when I came thether

againe: william Bradbery was there who was then a suter to the said

widdow but I did not know it tell affterwards; after I came in the widdow

did so crosely treat the s'd william Bradbery that he went away semeing

to be angury: presently after this I was taken affter a strange maner

as if #(every) liveing creature did run about every part of my body redy

to tare me to peaces and so I continued for about 3 quarters of a year

by times & I applyed myself to doctor crosbe who gave me a grate deal

of visek but could make non work tho he steept tobacco in (bofit)

drink he could make non to work where upon he tould me that he

beleved I was behaged: and I tould him I had thought so a good

while: and he asked me by hom I tould him I did not care for

spaking for one was counted an honest woman. but he uging I tould him

and he said he did beleve that mis Bradbery was a grat deall worse

then goody mertin: then presently affter this one night I being a bed

and brod awake there came sumthing to me which I thought was a catt

and went to strick it ofe the bed and was (seud) fast that I could not

stir hedd nor foot but by and by coming to my strength I hard sumting

a coming to me againe and I prepared myself to strick it: and it coming

upon the bed I did strick at it and I beleve I hit it: and affter that visek

would work on me and I beleve in my hart that mis Bradbery the

prison'r att the bar has often afflected me by acts of wicthcraft. Jurat in

Curia Septm 9: 92 (Reverse) James Carr Depoition (Essex County

Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 2 Page 38)

 

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(Mary Walcott v.

Mary Bradbury) The deposistion of mary walcott who testifieth and

saith that I being at Andevor on the later end of July 1692: and on

the 26 day of the same month I saw there Mis mary Bradbery the

wife of Capt Tho: Bradbery of salisbury or hir Apperance most greviously

affleting and tormenting of Timothy Swan of Andevor allmost Redy to

kill him: also before and sence that time I have seen mis Bradbery or hir

Apperance most greviously affleting and tormenting Timothy Swan and

I doe beleve in my heart that Mist. Bradbery is a most dreadffull wicth

sence she has been in prison she or hir Apperance has come to me and

most greviously tormented me Mary Walcot: affirmed: the truth of the

above written evidence before the Jury of Inquest upon oath Sept'r 9:

1692 (Reverse) Mary Walcot (Essex County Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft

Vol. 2 Page 38) (William Carr for Mary Bradbury)

 

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The testimony of william

Carr Aged 41 or ther abouts is That my brother John Carr when he was

yong was a man of as good capasity as most men of his age but faling in

Love with Jane Tru (now wif of Capt John march) and my father being

pswaded by some of the family (w'ch I shall not name) not to Let him mary

so yong: my father woold not give him a porsion w'r upon the mach broke

of w'ch my brother layd so much to hart that he grew melencoly & by

degrees much crazed not being the man that he was before to his dying

day I do farther testify that my s'd brother was sick about a fortnight

or three weeks & then dyed & I was present with him w'n he dyed &

I do aferm that he dyed peacibly and quietly never manifesting the Lest

troubl in the world about any body nor did not say anything mrs. Bradbury

nor any body else doing him hurt & yet I was with him till the breath &

Lif was out of his body Jurat in Curia (Reverse) William Cars Testamony

(Essex County Archives, Salem -- Witchcraft Vol. 2 Page 38)

 

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(Elizabeth

Hubbard v. Mary Bradbury) The deposition of Eliz: Hubberd who

testifieth and saith that I have along torn ben afflected by a woman which

tould me hir name was Mist. Bradbery of salisbury but on the : 2 day of

July 1692 being the day of the Examination of Mist. Mary Bradbery I

then saw that it was the very same woman that tould me hir name was

Mist' Bradbery: and she did most greviously torment me dureing the

time of hir Examination for if she did but look upon me she would

strick me down or allmost choake me also on the day of hir Examination

I saw Mist. Bradbery or hir Apperance most greviously afflect &

torment mary wolcott Sarah Vibber and Ann Putnam and I beleve in

my hart that Mist. Bradbery is a wicth and that she has very often

afflected and tormented me and the afformentioned persons by hir acts

of wicthcraf for sense she has ben in prison she or hir Apperance has

com to me and most greviously tormented me which if she were not a

wicth she cold not doe. Elizabeth Huberd on hear owned this har

testimony to be the truth before the grand Inquest this 9 day of

September 92 (Massachusetts Historical Society)

 

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(Ann Putnam, Jr. v.

Mary Bradbury) The deposition of Ann putnam who testifieth and

saith that ever sence the begining of May 1692 I have ben afflected by

a woman which tould me hir name was Mis Bradbery and that she came

from Salisbury, but on the 2'th day of July 1692 being the day of the

Examination of Mis Mary Bradbery I then saw that she was the very

same woman that tould me hir name was Mis Bradbery and she most

greviously afflect and torment me dureing the time of hir Examination

for if she did but look upon me she would strick me down or almost

choak me also on the day of hir Examination I saw mis. Bradbery

most greviously afflet and torment mary walcott. Sarah Vibber and Eliz.

Hubburd and I beleve in my hart that Mis Bradbery is a wicth & that she

has often affected me and severall others by hir acts of wicthcraft: also

there Appered to me my uncle Jno Carr in a winding sheet: whom I very

well knew in his life time: and he tould me that mis Bradbery had murthered

him and that his blood did Crie for venjance against her: also mis

Bradbery or his Apperance tould me that it was she that made my fathers

sheep to run a {torn} they were all lost: and that she had killed my

fathers {torn} and also kiled that horse he took such delight in An:

Putnam affirmed to the Jury of inquest: to the truth of the above

written evidence on oath Sept'r 9:1692 (Massachusetts Historical Society)

 

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(Sarah Bibber v. Mary Bradbury) {Torn} Deposistion of Sarah Vibber

who testifieth and saith {torn} have along time ben afflected by a woman

whch tould me hir name was Mis Bradbery and that she came from

Salisbury but on the 2 day of July 1692 being the day of the Examin

of Mis Mary Bradbery I wa most greviously tormented by hir dureing

the time of hir Examination: tho for a good while she would not let me

se hir parsonally but at last I saw hir and then I saw that it was the very

same woman that tould me hir name was Mis Bradbery and she has

most greviously affected me sence that time allso I have seen Mis Bradbury

is a {Torn} tnam and I beleve in my heart that mis Bradbery is {Torn} nd that

she has often affected and tormented me and the {Torn} med persons by hir

acts of wicthcraft {Torn} bber ownd to Jury of Inquest that the above

written evidence is the truth upon her oath {Torn} 1692


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