Warrant for the Apprehension of Rachel Clinton, and Summons for Witnesses, and Officer's Return
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Source Citation Suffolk Court Files, vol. 31, docket 2660, p. 140, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, Judicial Archives, Massachusetts State Archives. Boston, MA.
Records of the Salem Witch-Hunt (2009) No. 34: Warrant for the Apprehension of Rachel Clinton, and Summons for Witnesses, and Officer's Return
  • March 29, 1692: Warrant for Apprehension and Return of Officer
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See pp. 98-99 of Records of the Salem Witch-Hunt
The Salem Witchcraft Papers (1977) Vol. 1, p. 215: Warrant for Arrest of Rachel Clenton
Vol. 1, pp. 215-216: Summons of Witnesses v. Rachel Clenton
Levin's What Happened in Salem? (1960)
Woodward's Records of Salem Witchcraft (1864) not available


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