Deposition of Joseph Safford v. Elizabeth How & Bridget Bishop
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Source Citation Essex County Court Archives, vol. 1, no. 337, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, Judicial Archives, on deposit James Duncan Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA.
Records of the Salem Witch-Hunt (2009) No. 243: Deposition of Joseph Safford v. Elizabeth How & Bridget Bishop
  • May 31, 1692: Deposition
  • June 30, 1692: Sworn Before the Grand Jury and at Trial of Elizabeth How
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See pp. 98-99 of Records of the Salem Witch-Hunt
The Salem Witchcraft Papers (1977) Vol. 2, pp. 451-453: Joseph Safford v. Elizabeth How and Bridget Bishop
Levin's What Happened in Salem? (1960)
Woodward's Records of Salem Witchcraft (1864) Vol. 2, pp. 90-93: Joseph Safford v. Elizabeth How
Cotton Mather's Wonders of the Invisible World (1692) IV. Elizabeth How: IV. Joseph Stafford (pp. 77-8)


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