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Assertions for a specific being.

Name Description Original Text
Anonymous 102A familiar in the form of a white imp who is sent by Anne Leech of Mistley in the county of Essex to destroy John Edwards, the infant son of Richard Edwards, along with a black imp sent by Elizabeth Gooding. The white imp is exchanged with Anne Pearce, and among several others (Anonymous 105, Anonymous 104), causing mischief as exchanged. The imp also took suck from Anne Leech, and often spoke to her. This may be one of the two imps Gooding is legally charged with having, one of which is in the "form of a 'younge catt' and the other of a mouse, and one was called 'pease.'"this Examinant confessed, that she and the said Elizabeth Gooding, sent either of them an Jmpe to destroy the child of the said Mr. Edwards; this Examinants Jmpe being then a white one, and Elizabeth Goodings a black Jmpe; and that about thirty yeeres since, this Examinant had the said white Jmpe, and two others, a gray, and a black Jmpe, of one Anne, the wife of Robert Pearce of Stoak in Suffolk, being her brother; and that these Jmpes went commingly from one two another, and did mischiefe where ever they went; and that when this Examinant did not send and imploy them abroad to do mischiefe, she had not her health, but when they were imployed she was healthfull and well, and that these Jmpes did usually suck those teats which were found about the private parts of her body; and that the said Jmpes did often speak to this Examinant, and told her, she should never feele hell torments, and that they spake to her in an hollow voyee, which she plainly understood:

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Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 7