George Corwin Steals?
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George Corwin, Essex County’s High sheriff, is accused for stealing from the opposed witches in the village of Salem. In this small village, families have lost all their fortune to George Corwin. According to law, it was George’s job to confiscate all the belongings from the accused, that money is then used to support the accused’s family while they are in jail. But the question many ask is, where is all the money?
George Corwin’s job was to execute, and confiscate, also he wrote the warrants and arrested them. On September 16th, 1692, he was put in charge of the interrogation of Giles Corey, who also lost all his belongings to George. Giles Corey was later pressed to death for refusing a trial. George Corwin was the one to kill Giles by piling rocks on him until he either confessed or died, which Giles Corey never confessed. And also hung Bishop on June 10th, 1692 by driving her to a tree and blindfolded he. On the way they tried to get her to confess, which of course she refused. He then tied her skirt tight around her the kicked a ladder out from under her. Bishop and Giles weren’t the only ones he killed either. George Corwin was accused of stealing the money, and went to court for it on May 15th, 1694.