Certificate of execution of Albert R. Parsons, 1887 Nov. 11.
Cook County (Ill.). Sheriff.
1 item (2 p.).
Courtesy of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County Archives

Manuscript document, signed by Cook County Sheriff Canute Matson, certifying the execution of Albert R. Parsons on November 11, 1887. Document is additionally signed by 13 witnesses to the execution.


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State of Illinois
County of Cook

I, Canute R. Matson, Sheriff of Cook County, Illinois, do hereby certify, that on the eleventh day of November A. D. 1887, between the hours of ten o'clock in the forenoon and four o'clock in the afternoon of that day, to wit: At 11.57 o'clock in the forenoon of said day, in the Common Jail of said County, I did, as such Sheriff duly execute Albert R. Parsons, in conformity with the sentence of the Criminal Court of said County of Cook, in pursuance of the order and judgement of the Supreme Court of the State of Illinois for the Northern Grand Division, made and entered of record on the 14th day of September 1887, and in accordance with the Statutes of the State of Illinois in such case made and provided.

Chicago, November 11th 1887

Canute R. Matson
Sheriff of Cook County Ills.

We, the undersigned, who are not relatives of the above named Albert R. Parsons hereby certify that we have witnessed


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the execution, by hanging, of the said Albert R. Parsons as in the above certificate set forth.

Dr. x Henrxx
Dr Denxxx Lewis
Dr. G. A. Hall
Dr. H. Brown
Dr J. S. Andrews
John Hoffmann
John N. Hiltz
Mxx Keep
Edwin Thymx
xxx M Moulton
Geo Lanz
HL Andxxx
xx Woodard


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