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"[Prozess] gegen die Witwe Lamkers, Maria, zu Neuerburg [Luxemburg], Lasters Zauberey halber"
Deposition against Maria Lamkers made by the city attorney "ex officio."

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Laubardemont, Jean de, 1590-1653, to Cardinal de Richelieu
Account by Laubardemont [a Capuchin monk and Richelieu's agent] of the successful exorcism of the Ursuline Prioress of Loudun, one year after the execution of Urbain Grandier. A fifth demon has been expelled from the body of the nun, leaving the name "Joseph" on her left hand.

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Lea, Henry Charles, 1825-1909
Transcriptions of clippings collected by Lea, which he lent to Burr for copying (1889). Includes "Russian Witches," "Strange French Stories," "Superstition in Western Kentucky," "Pennsylvania Witchcraft: A Curious Case in Dauphin County," "Mojave Indians Sacrifice a Squaw accused of Witchcraft," etc. Burr worked to complete the manuscript of Lea's "Materials for a Study of Witchcraft."

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Leitschuh, Dr. Friedrich, to Joseph Baer and Co., forwarded to George L. Burr
Concerns his offer to sell the documents of the witch trial of Sister Maria Renata Sänger and Hans Loder's wife [cf. these names below.]

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Leonhardtz, Hupritch, d. 1621, defendant
"Verbal [confrontation] zwischen Heinrich Stein aus Oberweis [in Luxemburg], formal Clergen, und Hupricht Leonhardtz aus Oberweis Lasters Zauberei halber inquirirt [ = subject to an Inquisition trial for witchcraft]."

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"Lijst der werken van B. Bekker..."
Besides Bekker's own works, the list enumerates some 170 titles.

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Sentença de Maria Antonia de Liveyra [contemporary copy] Trial Record (fragments)
Report of the trial of an alleged witch who was engaged in treating of kinds of human and animal diseases, using grimaces and magical signs, and pretending to "swallow the illness." She confessed to all the charges against her and was burnt.

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Loder, Hans, defendant
Nine fragments of a trial record held in Arnstein, all addressed to the Prince-Bishop of Würtzburg.

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Luxenburger, Johann, and Sesaner, Friedrich of Luttum (Germany), "Dreiforcher Hollenzwang"
Manuscript copy of a "Hollenzwang" or book of magic containing invocations and charms intended to compel the demons to do one's will. It draws its inspiration from Dr. Faust's Wunder-Buch (1501) and includes several drawings.

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Margareth of Korperich-Neuerburg (Luxembourg), defendant
Her confession that she was led to become a witch by her grandmother at age 4.

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Mafteah Shelomo/Clavicula Salomonis/Book of the Key of Solomon
A German short copy of one of the most famous books of magic.

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Marg[a]reta Martin of Lowenberg (Schlesien, Germany), defendant
Order to torture this woman, who was accused of magical practices and sexual intercourse with the devil, followed by a report of her unexplained death.

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Massachussets [Colony] Courts, Essex County -- Salem Witch Trials
Letter from Judge William Stoughton to George Corwin, the sheriff of Essex County, ordering the execution of Bridgett Bishop, who was convincted of witchcraft, plus answering letter of Corwin confirming that the execution was completed.

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Miller, Johannes, Anglican minister
Answer to the questions posed by Governor Joseph Dudley of New York (text in Latin).

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Nederlandse hervorkomde kerk...
Copy of an article on Bekker.

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Negen deelen voor en tegen B[altasar] Bekker
List of pamphlets [1691-99] relating to the "Bekker controversy" (the furor over De Betoverde Veereld, a pamphlet published in 1691 in which Bekker attacked witch-hunting.)

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New York State University in Binghamton
Printed program for the conference "Witchcraft and the Occult in the Middle Ages and Early Renaissance" organized by the Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies.

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Nicholson. J.W., to Burr
Informs Burr that he has "a facsimile copy" of the trial of Grace Sherwood.

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Novelles voor en tegen B[altasar] Bekker
List of 117 titles of pamphlets about Bekker (1691-1692).

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Nürnbergische Theologen Ainhellige Antwort über etliche Puncten, die Unhulden [=demonic creatures] betreffent auff die Supplication des Raths zu Weisenburg... wie sie sich mit iren Hexen und Unhulden verhalden sollen, und was in Gottlichen heiliger Schrifft davon gegründet sey"
Report and recommendations on the matter of witchcraft and witch persecution, written by six pastors from Nuremberg at the request of the local authorities in Weisenburg, 30 miles below Nuremberg.

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Onder het Monument von B. Bekker staat alz vogt
Inscription on Bekker's monument in Amsterdam, and list of portraits of him.

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Pennsylvania Gazette
Copy made by Judge Gabriel Furman of an article issued on October 22, 1730 and dealing with a trial for witchcraft.

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Picken, Magdalen, of Neuerburg (Luxembourg), defendant
The first examination and testimony of seven other convicted witches who had accused Magdalen of being one of them.

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Pollman, Anna, defendant
"Untersuchungsprotokoll gegen die Ehefrau des Juergen Pollmann, Anna, geboren Nolte, in Rinteln, wegen Zauberei." With notes by G.L. Burr

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Prütinger, Cunz, defendant
Order for examination by torture issued by the office of the Chancellor of the Prince-Bishop of Bamberg and Würzburg.