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Witchcraft Prosecution: Chasing the Devil in Connecticut
Price: $33.00

New. Hard Cover. 224 pages. Published by Picton Press, 2012
This definitive history of witchcraft prosecution in Connecticut in the 17th and 18th century covers every known case of formal accusation or suspicion of witchcraft. This includes over forty cases. An "every name" index includes nearly 1000 entries. There are thirteen illustrations and 406 footnotes. The appendices contain a table of the accused, annotated descriptions of the original court documents in the Wyllys Papers collection and historical profiles of key persons.


Richard G Tomlinson is a founder of the Connecticut Society of Genealogists and has served as a Governor, Vice President or President of CSG nearly continuously. Dick is a descendant of Henry Tomlinson, an early settler of Milford and Stratford, and is related to CT Gov. Gideon Tomlinson. He is the creator of the CSG Literary Awards, Connecticut Genealogy News, and has published several books including Witchcraft Trials of Connecticut.

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