People Accused of Witchcraft in 1692
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For each person accused during the Salem witchcraft trials, you can access a large number (not all!) of the primary sources on-line, detailing what happened to them, as available in the original legal records and contemporary accounts. This is not an absolute definitive list, but it will get you started. The columns on the right will give you an idea of what kinds evidence exists in the case of each person as found in Records of the Salem Witch-Hunt.
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Accused: Sarah Good, of Salem VillageReturn
No. 1: Warrant for the Apprehension of Sarah Good, and Officer's Return                
No. 3: Examinations of Sarah Good, Sarah Osburn & Tituba, as Recorded by Ezekiel Cheever                
No. 4: Examinations & Mittimus of Sarah Good, Sarah Osburn, & Tituba, as Recorded by John Hathorne                
No. 5: Examinations of Sarah Good, Sarah Osburn & Tituba, as Recorded by Joseph Putnam                
No. 7: Deposition of Elizabeth Hubbard v. Sarah Good                
No. 8: Deposition of Samuel Parris, Thomas Putnam, & Ezekiel Cheever v. Sarah Good, Sarah Osburn, & Tituba                  
No. 9: Deposition of Ann Putnam Jr. v. Sarah Good              
No. 14: Statement of William Allen, John Hughes, William Good, & Samuel Braybrook v. Sarah Good, Sarah Osburn, & Tituba                
No. 61: Statement of Samuel Parris Concerning Abigail Williams & Mary Walcott v. John Procter, Elizabeth Procter, Sarah Cloyce, Martha Cory, Rebecca Nurse, Sarah Good & Dorothy Good                
No. 95: Examination of Deliverance Hobbs in Prison                
No. 207: Testimony of Abigail Williams v. Sarah Good, Sarah Osburn, & Tituba                
No. 216: Census of Prisoners and Dates of Prison Transfers                
No. 218: Mittimus for Sarah Good & Tituba                
No. 253: Letter of Thomas Newton to Isaac Addington, with Mittimus v. Sarah Good, Rebecca Nurse, John Willard, John Procter, Elizabeth Procter, Susannah Martin, Bridget Bishop, Alice Parker, & Tituba                
No. 255: Deposition of Abigail Hobbs, Deliverance Hobbs, & Mary Warren v. George Burroughs, Sarah Good, Sarah Osburn, Bridget Bishop, Giles Cory, Rebecca Nurse, Elizabeth Procter, Alice Parker, Ann Pudeator, Abigail Soames, John Procter, & Lydia Dustin                
No. 271: Physical Examinations No. 1 & No. 2 of Bridget Bishop, Rebecca Nurse, Elizabeth Procter, Alice Parker, Susannah Martin, & Sarah Good                
No. 323: Summons for Witnesses v. Sarah Good, and Officer's Return                
No. 326: Deposition of Johanna Childen v. Sarah Good                
No. 329: List of Witnesses v. Sarah Good                
No. 330: Indictment No. 1 of Sarah Good, for Afflicting Sarah Bibber                
No. 331: Indictment No. 2 of Sarah Good, for Afflicting Elizabeth Hubbard                
No. 332: Indictment No. 3 of Sarah Good, for Afflicting Ann Putnam Jr.                
No. 333: Testimony of William Batten, William Shaw, & Deborah Shaw v. Sarah Good            
No. 334: Deposition of Sarah Bibber v. Sarah Good            
No. 335: Deposition of Sarah Bibber v. Sarah Good              
No. 336: Depositions of Sarah Gage & Thomas Gage v. Sarah Good              
No. 337: Deposition of Joseph Herrick Sr. & Mary Herrick v. Sarah Good              
No. 338: Deposition of Susannah Shelden v. Sarah Good              
No. 339: Deposition of Mary Walcott v. Sarah Good              
No. 345: Summary of Evidence v. Sarah Good                
No. 352: Deposition of Samuel Abbey & Mary Abbey v. Sarah Good              
No. 353: Deposition of Henry Herrick & Jonathan Batchelor v. Sarah Good              
No. 354: Testimony of Samuel Sibley v. Sarah Good              
No. 418: Warrant for the Execution of Sarah Good, Rebecca Nurse, Susannah Martin, Elizabeth How, & Sarah Wilds, and Officer's Return            
No. 420: Docketed Cover Paper Used to Contain the Warrant for the Execution of Sarah Good, Elizabeth How, Susannah Martin, Rebecca Nurse, & Sarah Wilds.              
No. 612: Account for Payment Submitted by John Arnold, Jailkeeper                
No. 858: Account for Payment Submitted by William Dounton, Jailkeeper, Copy                
No. 861: Account for Payment Submitted by Samuel Graves, Constable                
No. 869: Account for Payment Submitted by Isaac Little & John Harris, Sheriff's Deputy                
No. 907: Petition of William Good for Restitution for Sarah Good, Dorothy Good, & Infant          
No. 929: Recommendation and Authorization for Compensation Claims and Amounts Allowed                
No. 930: Summary of the Amounts Requested by the Victims & Their Relatives                
No. 931: An Act to Reverse the Attainders of George Burroughs et al. for Witchcraft                
No. 934: Order for Payment of Damages by Governor Joseph Dudley                
No. 945: Order of William Good for Payment, Cases of Sarah Good and Dorothy Good                
No. 959: Receipts for Sums Paid in Restitution                
What kind of primary source evidence does a check in each column indicate?
  • Complaint or Arrest - Either a formal complaint or an arrest warrant against this person exists.
  • Examination - An account of an examination (interrogation) or confession before local magistrates or in prison exists.
  • Imprisonment - A mittimus to move this person to/from jail, a recognizance or bond to release the person from jail, a reference in a jailer's bill, or a request for compensation for time spent in jail exists.
  • Evidence Entered - At least one deposition, statement, testimony or petition from any proceeding (preliminary hearing, grand jury or trial) for or against this person exists.
  • Grand Jury or Indictment - A deposition, statement or testimony sworn before the grand jury of inquest, a physical examination of the body of this person, or an indictment brought before a grand jury exists.
  • Jury Trial - An entry in a court record book or a contemporary account of the trial exists.
  • Conviction - A death warrant indicating that the person was convicted, a notation about the case in a record book of the conviction, a statement that the person was convicted in either a request for reversal of attainder or for compensation from the Crown exists.
  • Execution - The return of an officer on a death warrant, a statement that the person was executed in a request for reversal of attainder or for compensation from the Crown, or an entry in Samuel Sewall's diary exists.
  • Restitution - Accounts submitted for restitution, orders for payment to survivors, acts for reversal of attainder or for payments of restitution, proclamations clearing the accused

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