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Pardons

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Chester Alan Arthur pardon

 File — Oversize-folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232568466]
Identifier: MSS SC 2036
Scope and Contents Handwritten pardon issued by the office of the president of the United States, Chester A. Arthur (1829-1886) and signed by him. The item pardons John J. Kelly of Utah for crimes of "bigamy or polygamy and unlawful cohabitation."
Dates: 1884

John Claiborne Harper papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 185
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary, letters, certificates, paroles, and Mormon Church blessings. The diary was kept while Harper served on a mission to the Southern States for the Mormon Church from 1887 to 1888. Also included is an autograph book signed by Mormons in the Utah State prison for polygamy in 1889. The certificates and letters relate to Mormons in Mexico, to Harper's civic appointments in Payson, and to family matters. Two paroles were given to Harper on 10 April 1865 at Appomattox Court House,...
Dates: 1856-1899

Austin Augustus King pardon

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230309921]
Identifier: MSS SC 1210
Scope and Contents Printed and signed document dated 18 March 1852 granting Mathias Mosbacker full pardon for a second degree murder conviction.
Dates: 1852

Abraham Lincoln pardon and correspondence

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 325
Scope and Contents Collection includes originals and photocopies of correspondence between Abraham Lincoln and Andrew G. Ege from 1864. Includes a letter from Ege requesting a discharge from the draft for his son, and the reply from Lincoln in which the request is granted.
Dates: 1864

William Maughn pardon

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230324987]
Identifier: MSS SC 2561
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten presidential pardon signed by Benjamin Harrison. William Maughn, a Mormon polygamist, had been convicted of adultery and sentenced to two and a half years in prison. His case was reviewed, and the conviction was changed to unlawful cohabitation which carried a prison term of six months. Since Maughn had already served that amount of time, Harrison ordered him released.
Dates: 1889

Pardon for Truman Osborn Angell

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230336734]
Identifier: MSS 914
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed pardon granted to Truman O. Angell (1810-1887) for practicing the Mormon doctrine of polygamy.
Dates: 1892