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C-F [subseries]:
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"Dietrich Flade" [a famous witchcraft trial of the 16th century]
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"Discours sur la mort et condemnation de Charles de Franchillon, Baron de Chenevieres, execute en Place de Greve pour crime de sortilege et de magie le 14 May 1626"
Manuscript copy of a document kept in the Bibliotheque Nationale, Impr. Ln2 4768

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"Criminal Prozess" against Catarina Drencken, held in Neuerburg, Luxembourg
Fragment of a withcraft trial record: preliminary statement by the prosecutor and testimony of one witness.

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Ewen, Baron Cecil L'Estrange, 1877-1949
Three letters to George Burr by Ewen, the author of "Witch Hunting and Witch Trials: The Indictments for Witchcraft From the Records of 1373 Assizes Held for the Home Circuit A. D. 1559-1736," 1929.

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Extract Pfarr Protocols, Tennenberg, Germany
Statement by several "witnesses" that a woman named Stolz "turns herself into a wolf, and very often into a bear too"

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"Grandier est mort"
Autograph letter signed "F," sent from Poitiers. Describes the last days of Urbain Grandier, who was publicly burned in Loudun on August 18, 1634, after being convicted of witchcraft, specifically for his involvement in the Loudun Possessions. The letter reports certain "symptoms" of Grandier's alleged adoration of the Devil.

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"Inquisition. Acta Contra Hans Fiedler, und Margaretha dessen Eheweib, zu Schonau, wegen verdächtiger Hexerei"
Manuscript containing the preliminary statement, the testimony of seventeen "witnesses," as well as the trial proper of Hans and his wife, who was tortured to death in Schleusingen, Thuringia.

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"Transcript of the Trial for Witchcraft of Dr. Dietrich Flade of Trier, 1589"
Paleographic transcription made by Burr in 1882 of the minutes of a trial record (Trier Stadtbibliothek Hs. 1533a/171). The Witch trials of Trier (Germany) in the years from 1581 to 1593 led to the death of about three hundred and seventy people, including Judge Dietrich Flade, ex-rector of the university and dean of its law school, who opposed the persecutions and especially the use of torture. He was accused of participation in a sabbat where he had arrived in a silver carriage drawn by four dark horses. The document is mentioned in President White's 1896 book(A History of the Warfare of Science With Theology..., I, p. 357, Rare BL 245 .W58 1896).

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"Fragen... Contra Elsa Misseler"
Summary of a trial record [Hexenprozess in Flamersheim, Germany]

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Furman, Gabriel, 1800-1854
Contains the manuscript of an essay, "American Legends, Ghost Stories, and Witchcraft" written by Judge Furman of Brooklyn in 1825.

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Furman, Gabriel, 1800-1854
17 sets of notes.