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An exact narrative of many surprizing matters of fact uncontestably wrought by an evil spirit or spirits, in the house of Master Jan Smagge, Farmer, in Canvy-Island, near Leigh in Essex, upon the 10th, 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th of September last, in the Day-Time; In the Presence of The Reverend Mr. Lord, Curate to the said Island, Jan Smagge, Master of the House, and of several Neighbours, Servants and Strangers, who came at different times, as Mr. Lord's particular Care to discharge his Duty, and their Curiosity led them to this Place of Wonders. Together with A Short Account of some of the Extraordinary Things credibly said to have formerly disturb'd the House, both before and since Mr. Smagge came into it: The utmost Caution being used not to exceed the Truth in the minutest Circumstance. In a letter from Malden in Essex, to a gentleman in London.
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London : printed, and sold by John Morphew near Stationers-Hall, 
28p. ; 8⁰.
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