Examination of William Barker Sr. in Prison
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Source Citation John Hale. A Modest Enquiry into the Nature of Witchcraft (Boston: Green & Allen, 1702), pp. 33-34.
Records of the Salem Witch-Hunt (2009) No. 527: Examination of William Barker Sr. in Prison
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  • Aug. 29, 1692 [?]
  • : Examination
The Salem Witchcraft Papers (1977) Vol. 1, pp. 68-69: Confession from Prison of William Barker, Sr.
Woodward's Records of Salem Witchcraft (1864) N/A
Godbeer's The Salem Witch Hunt (2011) N/A
Levin's What Happened in Salem? (1960) p. 95: Confession of William Barker

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