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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 8: Commitments upon two or more sentences

Section 8. A convict upon whom two or more sentences to imprisonment are imposed may be fully committed upon all such sentences at the same time, and shall serve them in the order named in the mittimuses upon which he is committed; but when fine and imprisonment are named in one of the sentences the prisoner shall always be committed upon the term sentence first.