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Reprieve for Henry McCulloch & Jason Parmenter

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We therefore by and with the advice
of Counsel of our Special Graces and favours?
do hereby direct and command you
to suspend and delay the sentence aforesaid
untill Thursday the twentieth day of
September next and hereby require you
then between the hours of twelve and
three of the Clock in the day Time to put
the said sentence of death in Execution
against them and cause them to be
hanged up by the neck untill thy
be dead as directed in said Warrent

In Testimony whereof we
have caused our public Seal of
hereunto affixed.

Witness John
Hancock Esr our Governour and
Commander in Chief at Boston this
twenty fifth day of July in the Year of
our Lord one thousand seven hundred
and Eighty seven and in the twelfth
year of the Independence of the
United States of America

By his Excellencys Command
with the Advice and Consent
of the Counsel