Bridget Bishop's Indictment (1/5 Versions)

Anno Regni Regis et Reginae W[ ] 
Mariae nunc Angliae &'c Quarto:

Essex ss

The Juro'r for our Sovereigne Lord & lady the King & Queen 
p'rsents that Bridgett Bishop als Olliver the wife of Edward Bishop 
 of Salem in the County of Essex Sawyer the Nyneteenth Day of 
April in the fourth Year of the Reigne of our Sovereigne Lord and 
Lady William and Mary by the Grace of God of England Scottland 
France & Ireland King & Queen Defenders of the faith &'c and 
Divers other Dayes & times a well before as after. certaine Detestable 
Arts #[of] called Witchcrafts & Sorceries. wickedly, and felloniously hath 
used Practised & Exercised, at and within the Towneship of Salem 
in the County of Essex afores'd in upon, and ag't one, Mercy Lewis 
 of Salem Village in the County afores'd singlewoman by which said 
wicked Arts the said Mercy Lewis -- the s'd Nyneteenth Day of April 
in the fourth Year aboves'd and divers other Dayes and times as well 
before as after, was & is hurt Tortureda Afflicted. #[tormented] Pined, Consumed, 
wasted: & tormented, ag't the Peace of our said Sovereigne Lord 
And Lady the King & Queen and ag't the forme of the Statute in 
that Case made & provided/

wittnesses 
Mercy. Lewis 
Nathan'll Ingersoll 
M'r Sam'll paris 
Thomas puttnam Jun'r 
Mary Walcott. 
Ann puttnam Jun'r 
Elizabeth Hubbard 
Abigail Williams. 
(Reverse) No (1) Bills ag't Bishop 
Olliver
Billa vera 


*John Rucke foreman in the name of the Rest of the Grand Jurie 
(Reverse)