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Order of Execution for Job Shattuck

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Commonwealth of Massachusetts

To Loammie Baldwin Esqr Sheriff
of the County of Middlesex


Whereas Job Shattuck of Groton in the
County of Middlesex Gentleman, now a
prisoner in our Goal at Concord in our County
of Middlesex, and before our Justices of our
Supreme Judicial Court, begun and held at
Concord within & for the County of Middlesex
on the ninth day of May, in the Year of our
Lord seventeen hundred and eighty seven
by adjournment to that time from the first
Tuesday of the same May in pursuance of Law
convicted of the crime of Treason, and was
then and there by our said Court duly sen
tenced to suffer the pains and penalties of
Death as to us appears of Record- an Ex
plefication of which under the Seal of our
said Court is hereunto annexed; whereof
Execution still remainth to be done.

James Bowdoin
Governor of the Commonwealth

We therefore with the advice and consent of the Council, pursuant
to the Statute in that case made and provided, command you, that on Thursday
the Twenty eighth day of June and between the hours of twelve and three of
the Clock in the afternoon at the usual place of Execution you cause Execution
on the person of the said Job Shattuck to be done and performed in all things
according to the form and effect of the said Judgment, for which this shall
be your sufficient warrant: hereof fail not at your peril, and make