Martha Carrier's Trial

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Title

Martha Carrier's Trial

Subject

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Description

In this document Joseph Houlton and John Walcot blames multiple wives of townsmen for “sundry acts of witchcraft.” Most importantly the accusation against Martha Carrier, because she was later tried and put to death for the accusation of being a witch. This document like others shows how easy it was to blame someone for being a witch. Joseph Houlton and John Walcot, in this alone, accuse eleven people, ending in one being put to death.

Creator

Joseph Houlton, John Walcot

Source

http://salem.lib.virginia.edu/archives/ecca/large/ecca1309r.jpg

Publisher

The University of Memphis

Date

May 28, 1692

Contributor

[no text]

Rights

© 2016 • Massachusetts Historical Society • All rights reserved.

Citation

Joseph Houlton, John Walcot , “Martha Carrier's Trial,” Early North America, accessed April 20, 2019, https://hist4620.omeka.net/items/show/12.

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