April 24 (April 14, o.s.)

Jamaica: The Council meets in Port Royal. The councilors decide to pay William Beeston and Gilbert Heathcote three hundred pounds sterling to represent the colony in England. The councilors also order that the salary of Lord Inchiquin should be paid to his executor, James O’Brien.

Massachusetts: Mary Walcott, one of the afflicted girls of Salem Village, claims that Abigail Hobbs, first accused by Ann Putnam the previous day, is now attacking her, too, by choking her and pinching her to try to get her to sign the Devil’s book.

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