An Act to Reverse the Attainders of George Burroughs et al. for Witchcraft
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Source Citation Essex County Court Archives, vol. 2, no. 136, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, Judicial Archives, on deposit James Duncan Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA.
Godbeer's The Salem Witch Hunt (2011) #92 (pp. 177-178): Reversals of Conviction, Judgment, and Attainder, October 17, 1711
Records of the Salem Witch-Hunt (2009) No. 931: An Act to Reverse the Attainders of George Burroughs et al. for Witchcraft
  • Oct. 17, 1711: Legislation
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See pp. 98-99 of Records of the Salem Witch-Hunt
The Salem Witchcraft Papers (1977) Vol. 3, pp. 1015-1017: Reversal of Attainder - October 17, 1711
Levin's What Happened in Salem? (1960)
Woodward's Records of Salem Witchcraft (1864) Vol. 2, pp. 216-218: Reversal of Attainder October 17th 1711


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