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Pardons, paroles and clemency files, 1826-1828.

Author: John Murphy; Alabama. Governor (1825-1829 : Murphy)
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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The Ala. Governor has the power to grant commutations to persons under sentences of death and to remit fines and forfeitures. This series consists of letters, petitions, affidavits and remission certificates relating to pardons from crimes, parole from sentences and remission of fines imposed. Most of the letters and petitions support a person's request for pardon or remission and may describe the crime or
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Genre/Form: Affidavits
Certificates
Letters
Petitions
Named Person: Hoykey Bevil; Robert Bevil; Samuel Calhoun; John Crawford; John Downey; Jesse Farrar; Robert Farrell; George Goodwin; Hanson H Hurt; Sally Kelly; Levi Leonard; Charles MacKay; L Magee; Elijah Montgomery; William Moyler; Moses M Posey; William Price; James Rogers; Joseph Scarborough; Henry Tunnage; Thomas Woodfin
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: John Murphy; Alabama. Governor (1825-1829 : Murphy)
OCLC Number: 81530068
Description: Originals: 13 folders. (1 archives box and 1 oversized folder) Copies 1 microfilm reel.

Abstract:

The Ala. Governor has the power to grant commutations to persons under sentences of death and to remit fines and forfeitures. This series consists of letters, petitions, affidavits and remission certificates relating to pardons from crimes, parole from sentences and remission of fines imposed. Most of the letters and petitions support a person's request for pardon or remission and may describe the crime or circumstances in detail.

The crimes committed include assault and battery, murder, defaulting as overseer of roads, shooting a mule, horsestealing and larceny. Crimes of note include John Crawford, Jailer of Mobile Co., fined for the negligent escape of a prisoner from the jail; Jesse Farrar, Sheriff of Monroe Co., charged with neglect of official duties; Moses M. Posey convicted of passing counterfeit two dollar bills; Sally Kelly, a pregnant woman who committed larceny in Shelby Co.; five slaves belonging to Major Elijah Montgomery of Mobile Co. who murdered their overseer L. Magee; and Moses, a Tuscaloosa Co. slave convicted of arson.

Other persons with numerous requests for clemency include Robert and Hoykey Bevil, Samuel Calhoun, John Downey, Robert Farrell, George Goodwin, Hanson H. Hurt, Levi Leonard, Charles MacKay, William Moyler, William Price, James Rogers, Joseph Scarborough, Henry Tunnage and Thomas Woodfin.

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