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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 888 pages of information about Salem Witchcraft, Volumes I and II.

A. Jonathan Corwin. 
B. Samuel Shattock, John Cook, Isaac Sterns, John Bly. 
C. Bartholomew Gedney. 
D. Stephen Sewall. 
E. Court House. 
F. Rev. Nicholas Noyes. 
G. John Hathorne. 
H. George Corwin, High-sheriff. 
I. Bridget Bishop. 
J. Meeting-house. 
K. Gedney’s “Ship Tavern.” 
L. The Prison. 
M. Samuel Beadle. 
N. Rev. John Higginson. 
O. Ann Pudeator, John Best. 
P. Capt.  John Higginson. 
Q. The Town Common. 
R. John Robinson. 
S. Christopher Babbage. 
T. Thomas Beadle. 
U. Philip English. 
W. Place of execution, “Witch Hill.”

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GRANTS.

NOTE.—­The grants are numbered on the Map with Roman numerals, the bounds being indicated by broken lines.  They were all granted by the town of Salem, unless otherwise stated.

I. JOHN GOULD.

Sold by him to Capt.  George Corwin, March 29, 1674; and by Capt. 
Corwin’s widow sold to Philip Knight, Thomas Wilkins, Sr., Henry
Wilkins, and John Willard, March 1, 1690.

II.  ZACCHEUS GOULD.

Sold by him to Capt.  John Putnam before 1662; owned in 1692 by Capt. 
Putnam, Thomas Cave, Francis Elliot, John Nichols, Jr., Thomas
Nichols, and William Way.

The above, together, comprised land granted by the General Court to
Rowley, May 31, 1652, and laid out by Rowley to John and Zaccheus
Gould.

III.  GOV.  JOHN ENDICOTT.

Ipswich-river Farm, 550 acres, granted by the General Court, Nov. 5, 1639; owned in 1692 by his grandsons, Zerubabel, Benjamin, and Joseph.

The General Court, Oct. 14, 1651, also granted to Gov.  Endicott 300 acres on the southerly side of this farm, in “Blind Hole,” on condition that he would set up copper-works.  As the land appears afterwards to have been owned by John Porter, it is probable that the copper-mine was soon abandoned; but traces of it are still to be seen there.

IV.  GOV.  RICHARD BELLINGHAM.

Granted by the General Court, Nov. 5, 1639.

V. FARMER JOHN PORTER.

Owned in 1692 by his son, Benjamin Porter.  This includes a grant to Townsend Bishop, sold to John Porter in 1648; also 200 acres granted to John Porter, Sept. 30, 1647.  That part in Topsfield was released by Topsfield to Benjamin Porter, May 2, 1687.

VI.  CAPT.  RICHARD DAVENPORT.

Granted Feb. 20, 1637, and Nov. 26, 1638; sold, with the Hathorne farm, to John Putnam, John Hathorne, Richard Hutchinson, and Daniel Rea, April 17, 1662.

VII.  CAPT.  WILLIAM HATHORNE.

Granted Feb. 17, 1637; sold with the above.

VIII.  JOHN PUTNAM THE ELDER.

This comprises a grant of 100 acres to John Putnam, Jan. 20, 1641; 80 acres to Ralph Fogg, in 1636; 40 acres (formerly Richard Waterman’s) to Thomas Lothrop, Nov. 29, 1642; and 30 acres to Ann Scarlett, in 1636.  The whole owned by James and Jonathan Putnam in 1692.

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