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Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) [Pardon of Joshua C. Bigley for violating the act supplementary to the act concerning consuls and vice consuls]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08073 Author/Creator: Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 04 August 1827 Pagination: 1 p.+dock.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08073 Author/Creator: Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 04 August 1827 Pagination: 1 p.+dock.

Summary of Content: Countersigned by Secretary of State Henry Clay. Bigley was convicted in Rhode Island. Pardoned by President Adams due to certain circumstances in the case. He must still, however, pay the court costs involved.

People: Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: PresidentPardonGovernment and CivicsLawDiplomacy

Sub Era: The First Age of Reform

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