AN EXCERPT FROM THE TRIAL OF TITUBA
 
 
 
     March 1, 1692

 (H) John Hawthorne (T) Tituba

 (H) Titibe whan evil spirit have you familiarity with

 (T) none

 (H) why do you hurt these children

 (T) I do not

 (H) who is it then

 (T) the devil for ought I know

 (H) Did you ever see the devil

 (T) The devil came and bid me serve him

 (H) Who have you seen

 (T) Four women sometimes hurt the children

 (H) Who were they

 (T) Goode Osburn and Sarah Goode and I doe not know who the other were. Sarah Good and Osburne would
 have me hurt the children but I would not she further saith there was a tale man of Boston that she did see.

 (H) when did you see them

 (T) Last night in Boston

 (H) What did they say to you

 (T) they say they hurt the children

 (H) and did you hurt the children

 (T) no there is 4 women and one man they hurt the children and they all upon me and they tell me if I will not hurt
 the children they will hurt me

 (H) but did you not hurt them

 (T) yes but I will hurt them no more

 (H) are you not sorry you did hurt them

 (T) yes
 

 

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