The Testimony of Ann Putnam, Sr. Against Martha Corey and Rebecca Nurse (1692) by Ann, Sr. Putnam - Research Article from Witchcraft in America

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Things to Remember While Reading the Testimony of Ann Putnam, Sr.:

  • This deposition was taken at a time when language differed slightly from what it is today. In some places you will see "th" denoting past tense where in today's language you might see a "d" or an "ed." An example of this would be "testifieth" rather than "testified."
  • The Putnams had long been bitter enemies of the Towne family, and therefore enemies of Rebecca Nurse, who's maiden name was Towne. Many historians have speculated that many of the accused witches were put to death for these long-standing disputes that they had with some part of the Putnam family or Putnam family friends.

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The deposition of Ann Putnam, the wife of Thomas Putnam, aged about 30 years, who...

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