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Aa, Jacob van der, 1792-1857
Manuscript copy of his article on Balthasar Bekker in his "Nieuw biographisch... van Nederlandsche dichters" document.

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An den Teufel
Manuscript copy of a poem.With manuscript annotation by G.L. Burr and partial transcription by LF

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Anschütz, Anna, Defendant...
Fragments of trial records, containing accusations of witchcraft against a woman in [Zella-]Mehlis, Thuringia (Germany).

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Arcanum Arcanorum
Manuscript copy of a Gnostic text.

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Baer, Joseph and Co., Librarians and Antiquarians in Frankfurt am Main
Letters to George L. Burr, Cornell University [Library], documenting the purchase of documents of witch trial records (concerning Sister Maria Renata Sänger or Singerin as well as Hans Loder's wife, 17th century).

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Baer, Joseph and Co., Booksellers in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Typed letter to A.D. White [then U.S. Ambassador in Berlin] offering him witch trial records for purchase(Bamberg, 1617-31)

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Basler Buch- und Antiquariatshandlung, Booksellers in Basel (Switzerland)
Two manuscript letters to George L. Burr about the purchase of witch trial records (Alsace, 1607-75), one with envelope

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Bekker, Baltasar
List of works concerning Bekker, plus a manuscript copy of the poem "Aan aalems vreede schrijver ddomienee Zaalomon val til", signed "Baltasar Bekker" (?)

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Bekker, Baltasar
Manuscript copy of the poem "Lof Geedight op den Roem der kristenen Geemaaakt door", signed "Baltasar Bekker" (?)

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Bekker, Baltasar
Manuscript copy of "Bijschriften voorkomende in de gedichten uit het stamboek..."

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Bekker, Baltasar
Manuscript copy of the poem "Lof Geedight op het euwig evangelium Gemmakt Door Joohannis Vlak prediekant tee Zutven", signed "Baltasar Bekker"; the signature was actually appended by the copyist.

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Bekker, Baltasar
Manuscript copy of the poem "Lof Geedight over het verklaare van den eerste Brief van Petrus door Doomiene Golieus, prediekant tot hindeloopen" in Dutch, signed "Baltasar Bekker"; the signature was actually appended by the copyist

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Bekker, Baltasar
Manuscript copy "UItrreksl uit het Kort bericht" [1692], signed "Baltasar Bekker"; the signature was actually appended by the copyist

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Bekker, Baltasar
Manuscript copy poem "Brief aan zijn huisrouw, Frouk Fullenia" 1691), signed "Baltasar Bekker"; the signature was actually appended by the copyist

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Braun, Marta, defendant
Partial record of a witch trial against Marta Braun zu Mergentheim, 1628 [copy]. The original document is kept in the Hohenloe-Zentralarchiv (archive of the Hohenloe) in Neuenstein, Landesarchiv Baden-Württemberg (Germany), Bestand GA 55

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"Processus Inquisitorius c[contra] Agnes Brussen, Michel Hoogens [Witwe] zum Grandshagen"
Manuscript record of a witch trial which took place in Treptow (Pomerania). The widow was accused of having song hymns to the devil (trial "in cantationis"). The record includes the testimony of her neighbors, her own inquisition, letters from the local clergy, an order for torture from the Law Faculty of the University of Greifswald, her confession, and the sentence, according to which she was burnt.

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"Acta Inquisitoria Catherinen Büchlers, die sogennante alte Bäckerin zu Grossmühlingen in puncto anno 1689"
Complete manuscript record of a witch trial, Anhalt-Bernburg region, 1688-9, 240 p. in folio sewn into one fascicle. The former baker was accused of adoring the devil and having poisoned a neighbor (trial "in venesicii"). The record includes the testimony of her neighbors, her own inquisition, the fact that she was left to the torturer to be interrogated harshly ("to death if necessary"), two personal interventions from the Prince Carl Wilhelm von Anhalt, and the sentence, according to which she was eventually acquitted in the absence of evidence, and released after almost two years.

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"Gela Hermann Büder Wittwe zu Rodenbach, Klägerin, Contra die Gemeindte deselbsten und sonderlich [contra] Johannes Krüdelbach und Johann Hansen [von dem] sleigen Ort, Bezüchtigung Zauberei belangend"
Trial record of a witch trial in Rodenbach, Hesse, Germany, 1650. The widow was accused of being a witch by two men of the same village. The document consists of her accusers' statements and her answers. Accompanied by a note by George L. Burr: "This manuscript was bought for the President White Library in the winter 1898-99"

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Burr, George Lincoln, 1857-1938
Original text of a lecture titled "On the Loos Manuscripts," on witch hunting and the persecution for heresy in Europe ("that strange nightmare that fell upon the world just as it woke from the long sleep of the Middle Ages") delivered by Burr on October 6, 1886, at a meeting of the Historical and Political Science Association; with a full transcription.