The following is a transcript of the proceedings of the Princess Anne County Court as it hears the case, in 1706, ofon the charge of . Some spelling has been modernized and contractions expanded. The case is heard first in the county court, then in the , and finally is removed back to the county court. There is the suggestion that it was once more heard by the General Court, but the courts records for that period are missing. Whatever the case, Sherwood is known to have survived her legal ordeal. Some spelling has been modernized and contractions expanded.