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Source Citation Massachusetts Archives Collection, vol. 135, no. 43, p. 41. Massachusetts State Archives. Boston, MA.
Records of the Salem Witch-Hunt (2009) No. 171: Testimony of Mary Walcott v. Sarah Buckley
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  • May 18, 1692
  • : Testimony
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    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.
  • Sept. 14, 1692
  • : Sworn Before the Grand Jury
    of Sarah Buckley
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    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.
  • Jan. 4, 1693
  • : Sworn at Trial
    of Sarah Buckley
The Salem Witchcraft Papers (1977) Vol. 1, p. 149: Mary Walcott v. Sarah Buckley
Salem Witch Trials Documentary Archive (University of Virginia, 2019) No. 21.7: Testimony of Mary Walcott v. Sarah Buckley
164.1: Letter of Thomas Newton to Isaac Addington, with Mittimus v. Sarah Good, Rebecca Nurse, John Willard, John Proctor, Susannah Martin, Bridget Bishop, & Tituba
Woodward's Records of Salem Witchcraft (1864) N/A
Godbeer's The Salem Witch Hunt (2011) N/A
Levin's What Happened in Salem? (1960) N/A

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