Executive pardons

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Series
B0042
Description
The first state constitution of 1777 empowered the governor to grant reprieves and pardons to persons convicted of crimes other than treason or murder. Each pardon in this series contains the name and place of the court where the convicted person was tried, crime convicted of, sentence, place where sentenced to be served or serving, name of convicted person, date of pardon, name of governor issuing the pardon, and where applicable, conditions upon which the pardon is contingent.

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