June 26 (June 16, o.s.)

Jamaica: The Council meets and orders that the sloop Neptune is to be impressed for naval service to assist the Richard and Sarah, impressed two days before.

Massachusetts: Roger Toothaker, the physician from Billerica who was accused of witchcraft on account of his practice of countermagic, dies in jail in Boston.  A coroner’s jury rules that he died of natural causes.

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  1. […] (whose husband Roger, also named by Richard, was already accused and died in prison in Boston on June 16).  After he completes his confession Richard takes the afflicted persons by the hand without […]


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