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Monroe, James (1758-1831) [Pardon of Enoch Spaulding for breach of the peace]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00045.04 Author/Creator: Monroe, James (1758-1831) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Document signed Date: 23 May 1818 Pagination: 2 p. ; 33 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Countersigned by Secretary of State John Quincy Adams. Pardoned from paying fine and court costs and freed from imprisonment due to his poverty and his family's dependence upon him.

People: Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848
Monroe, James, 1758-1831
Spaulding, Enoch, fl. 1818

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: PresidentPardonCriminals and OutlawsLaw

Sub Era: The First Age of Reform

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