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Research Article: The Testimony of Ann Putnam, Sr. Against Martha Corey and Rebecca Nurse (1692) by Ann, Sr. Putnam

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The Testimony of Ann Putnam, Sr. Against Martha Corey and Rebecca Nurse (1692) by Ann, Sr. Putnam

The Testimony of Ann Putnam, Sr. against Martha Corey and Rebecca Nurse (1692)

Reprinted in Major Problems in American Colonial History in 1993

As the New England winter tightened its icy grip, February 1692 drew to a close in Salem, Massachusetts. Two more girls—Elizabeth Hubbard and Ann Putnam, Jr.—joined Elizabeth (Betty) Parris and Abigail Williams in having fits and seeing visions. At the time of her "bewitchment," Ann Putnam, Jr. was only twelve years old (see her biography and primary source entries). She was the daughter of Ann Putnam, Sr. and Thomas Putnam, a local farmer who had become quite prosperous. The Putnam family was one of the largest and most powerful in Salem Village...

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