Salem Judges: Thomas Danforth, John Hathorne, Samuel Sewall

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The Salem Judges The Salem Witch Trials of 1692 was a time that many people now would want to forget. 19 people were sentenced to death and one person died in prison during this time. Some of the Judges were ruthless, while others weren´t. Three Judges who were somewhat important in these trials are Thomas Danforth, John Hathorne, and Samuel Sewall. They were all respected in the town. Thomas Danforth is one of the odd judges. He didn 't sit beside the Court of Oyer and Terminer, but he was at the hearings. He was once the Deputy Governor of Massachusetts (¨Judge Thomas Danforth¨). He was replaced by William Phip in the 1670s. He went on to become President of Maine. He was still very respected in the community. He, like a lot of

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