The Scroll and Handbill

 

scroll as discovered

The scroll was discovered by workmen in the former Town Hall.

The workmen also found a handbill, with the following wording:

handbill found with scroll

Strange Newes out of Middlesex

The Most Certain, Peculiar and True Account

of the Twenty-One

WITCHES of

South-gate

Their Reign of TERROR, with a most stupendious view of the late tumults & troubles of that place; the Conjurations & Spells of the Witches and the MURTHERS and Grievous Injuries attendant upon them.

 AND:  the subsequent Capture and Drowning of the said Witches;  their watery Internment  and the raising of Trees to contain the further troublesome rising of their Spirits

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