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Worcester County, Massachusetts, Committee, authorize the employment of prisoners



The good people of this County are hereby informed, that there are a considerable number of Prisoners in this


town, who are willing to go out to service, if proper persons should appear to hire them. The method of obtaining them is as follows:

The persons applying must have a certificate from the Committee of Safety, &c˙, of the town where each applicant belongs, recommending them to be friendly to the American cause, and must have a receipt from said Committee to be given to the Sheriff, and give a receipt to them, at the same time engaging to return the Prisoners whenever thereto required.

Worcester, July 10, 1776.