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1723, Salem Witch Trials, Clerk, Court Of Oyer, Stephen Sewall Signed Document For Sale

1723, Salem Witch Trials, Clerk, Court  Of Oyer, Stephen Sewall Signed Document

This item is a wonderful,original document dated 1723, a partial document fragment from the sale of land between Samuel Aborne and George Daland...... signed by Stephen Sewall as recorder for Essex County. Section is 4x8, most likely from a land sale document, signature is clear and bold.

Stephen Sewall is listed as the clerk of courts;Court of Oyer and Terminer Salem Witch Trials 1692 May 27, 1692 - October 29, 1692. Massachusetts. Major Stephen Sewall was born on 19 August 1657 in Baddesley, Warwickshire, England. He was the son of Henry Sewall and Jane Dummer.He married Margaret Mitchell, daughter of Rev. Jonathan Mitchell and Margaret Boradile, on 13 June 1682 in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.He died on 17 October 1725 in Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, at age 68.

He immigrated on the Prudent and Mary, arriving 6 July 1661 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, with his mother Jane Dummer. Military service included Great Service in the Colonial Wars per F. F. Harrop. In 1704. His estate was probated 8 November 1725.

The Salem witch trials were a series of hearings before local magistrates followed by county court of trials to prosecute people accused of witchcraft in Essex, Suffolk, and Middlesex counties of colonial Massachusetts, between February 1692 and May 1693. Despite being generally known as the Salem witch trials, the preliminary hearings in 1692 were conducted in a variety of towns across the province: Salem Village, Ipswich, Andover and Salem Town. The best-known trials were conducted by the Court of Oyer and Terminer in 1692 in Salem Town. Over 150 people were arrested and imprisoned, with even more accused but not formally pursued by the authorities. At least five more of the accused died in prison. All twenty-six who went to trial before this court were convicted.

The four sessions of the Superior Court of Judicature in 1693, held in Salem Village, but also in Ipswich, Boston and Charlestown, produced only three convictions in the thirty-one witchcraft trials it conductedThe Court of Oyer and Terminer convened in Salem Town on June 2, 1692, with William Stoughton, the new Lieutenant Governor, as Chief Magistrate, Thomas Newton as the Crown's Attorney prosecuting the cases, and Stephen Sewall as clerk.

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