Forged Salem Massachusetts 1692 death warrant for Martha Currier.
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Manuscript Material, Book
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C MSS -M1429
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Summary:
Court order to Sheriff George Corwin, declaring Martha Currier a witch and condemning her to be hanged; dated June 10, 1692. Signatures include: Cotton Mather, Wm. Stoughton, Gov. Wm. Phips. Includes original holograph, transcript, and color photocopy. Documentation of forgery, probably done in 1932, from article by Steven Biel, titled Brother, can you buy a Salem witch death warrant? Common-Place, vol. 5, no.3 April 2005.
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Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colo.
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