A Guide to the Primary Sources of the Salem Witch Trials
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Source Citation UNCAT MS, Miscellaneous Manuscripts (1692), Massachusetts Historical Society. Boston, MA.
Records of the Salem Witch-Hunt (2009) No. 120: Examination of George Burroughs and Statement of Abigail Hobbs v. George Burroughs
    No symbol after the date indicates that the assigned date is certain. This is typically based on the inclusion of the date in the text of the document

    indicates that although there is no date on the document itself, internal references or other evidence make the dating probable

    indicates that there is no original date present in the record itself, and there is a lack of sufficient circumstantial evidence, so the date given is the best approximation
    [?] after the date indicates that a date cannot be established with any level of confidence, and a speculative date or month has been assigned

    See pp. 98-99 of Records of the Salem Witch-Hunt for more information about how dates were assigned.
  • May 9, 1692
  • : Examination
    No symbol after the date indicates that the assigned date is certain. This is typically based on the inclusion of the date in the text of the document

    indicates that although there is no date on the document itself, internal references or other evidence make the dating probable

    indicates that there is no original date present in the record itself, and there is a lack of sufficient circumstantial evidence, so the date given is the best approximation
    [?] after the date indicates that a date cannot be established with any level of confidence, and a speculative date or month has been assigned

    See pp. 98-99 of Records of the Salem Witch-Hunt for more information about how dates were assigned.
  • May 11, 1692
  • : Statement
The Salem Witchcraft Papers (1977) Vol. 1, pp. 153-154: Examination of George Burroughs and Summary of Evidence
Salem Witch Trials Documentary Archive (University of Virginia, 2019) No. 22.4: Examination of George Burroughs
Woodward's Records of Salem Witchcraft (1864) Vol. 2, pp. 109-111: Examination of George Burrough
Godbeer's The Salem Witch Hunt (2011) #63 (pp. 131-132): Examination of George Burroughs (as recorded by Samuel Parris), May 9, 1692
Levin's What Happened in Salem? (1960) pp. 65-66: Examination of George Burroughs

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