More Wonders of the Invisible World, Collected by R. Calef Volume 3

More Wonders of the Invisible World, Collected by R. Calef Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ...a Witch; was carried before a Magistrate and committed. At this Court a Bill of Indictment was brought to the Grand Jury against her, and her confession upon her Examination given in as Evidence, but these not wholly satisfied herewith, sent for her, who gave such account of herself, that they (after they had returned into the Court to ask some Questions) Twelve of them agreed to find Ignoramus, but the Court was pleased to send them out again, who again at coming in returned it as before. 130 flic Complainants were " Mr. the noted Heroine, Hannah Dustin, Thomas Putnam, and Mr. John Put-ot Haverhill, who flew her Indian ram, Jr., of Salem Village." She Captors, and escaped out ot" Capis tlyled single Woman, "of Red-tivity in 1697. Mr. Chasse, the ding," and her Name is spelt Duf-able Historian of Haverhill, does ting, Dastin, and Dasting, in the not seem to have consulted the ReRccorJs. It would be interesting cords at Salem, as we find nothing to know if flic was a Relative of of this Cafe in his History. She was continued for some time in Prison, &c. and at length was sold to Virginia. About this time the Prisoners in all the Prisons were released. To omit here the mentioning of several Wenches in Bojton, &c. who pretended to be Afflicted, and accused several, the Ministers often visiting them, and praying with them, concerning whose Afflic R3 tion Narratives are in being. In Manuscript not only these, but the generality of those Accusers may have since convinc'd the Ministers by their vicious courses that they might err in extending too much Charity to them. The conclusion of the whole in the Massachusetts Colony was Sir William Phips, Governour, being call'd home, before he went he pardon'd such as had been...show more

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  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236614933
  • 9781236614933