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Monroe, James (1758-1831) [Pardon of Daniel Easterbrooks for smuggling coffee]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00045.05 Author/Creator: Monroe, James (1758-1831) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Document signed Date: 1 July 1823 Pagination: 2 p. ; 42 x 26 cm.

Summary of Content: Countersigned by Secretary of State John Quincy Adams. Easterbrooks was convicted in Bristol, Rhode Island, in 1822 and pardoned since it was his first offense, expressed regret for the crime, and was unable to pay the fine.

People: Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848
Monroe, James, 1758-1831
Easterbrooks, Daniel, fl. 1822-1823

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: PresidentPardonLawCriminals and OutlawsSmuggling

Sub Era: The First Age of Reform

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