[Ed. note PBK: From our friends at H-Histbibl.]
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Discussion published by Dominique Daniel on Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Joseph Esposito writes:
Hi, I'm currently looking at potential dissertation topics and am currently exploring the prevalence of witchcraft in the United States during the 19th century. Searching newspapers, I have found over two dozen court cases related to witchcraft in some way--mostly someone is accused of being a witch and is then violently attacked, which generates the court case, rather than someone actually being put on trial for practicing witchcraft. However, I have so far had no luck finding the court documents that substantiate the claims made in newspapers.
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