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Pendleton, Edmund (1721-1803) to James Madison re: getting a pardon for Philip Davis, forger

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00099.129 Author/Creator: Pendleton, Edmund (1721-1803) Place Written: Edmundsbury Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 18 December 1784 Pagination: 2 p. 19 x 16 cm

Summary of Content: Solicits Madison's help in getting a pardon for Philip Davis, convicted of forgery, pleasing his family, circumstances, drinking problem, etc.

People: Pendleton, Edmund, 1721-1803
Madison, James, Sr. 1723-1801

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: PresidentLawCriminals and OutlawsCorruption and ScandalAlcoholPardonForgery and Fraud

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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