The Diary of Samuel Sewall

  • APR 11 1692

    Went to Salem, where tin the meeting-house, the persons accused of whichcraft were examined.
  • Aug 19, 1692

    Great number of the people are executed at Salem.
  • Sept. 18, 1692

    Giles Corey is pressed to death for standing mute.
  • OCT 26 1692

    A bill is sent in calling a fast, and convocational of ministers, that may be led in the right way as to the witchcrafts.....
  • Nov 22, 1692

    I prayed that God would pardon all of my sinful wanderings and direct me for the future.