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Commendation for William Shephard

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Commonwealth of Massachusetts
In the House of Representatives febry 5th 1787
Resolved unanimously that the General Court
highly approve of the conduct of Major General Shephard
and the militia of his division for their exertions & spirited
defence of the Federal Arsenal at Springfield against the
attempts and attack of the Insurgents
Sent up for concurrence
Artemas Ward Speaker
In Senate Feby 5 e1787 --
Read & unanimously concurred --
James Bowdoin Saml Phillips junr Pr

Resolves approving
the conduct of Genl
Shephard &c in the
Defence of the Arsenal
at Springfield---
Feby 5. 1787
Copied for Genl Shephard