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[Letter, 1868 June 17, New York, N.Y., to Gov. R. E. Fenton, Albany] : [manuscript]

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[Letter, 1868 June 17, New York, N.Y., to Gov. R. E. Fenton, Albany] : [manuscript]

 

 

Title:
[Letter, 1868 June 17, New York, N.Y., to Gov. R. E. Fenton, Albany] : [manuscript]
Name:
Hoffman, John T. 1828-1888
Fenton, Reuben E. 1819-1885
Published:
1868 Jun. 17
Physical Description:
[1] sheet ([2] p.) ; 25 x 20 cm.
Subjects:
Pardon > New York (State) > History > Sources.
Trials (Robbery) > New York (State) > New York > History > Sources.
Draft Riot, New York, N.Y., 1863 > History > Sources.
Hoffman, John T. (John Thompson), 1828-1888 Correspondence.
Fenton, Reuben E. (Reuben Eaton), 1819-1885 Correspondence.
Summary:
Autograph letter signed, from New York City Mayor John T. Hoffman to New York Governor Reuben E. Fenton, requesting the pardon and early release of Michael Doyle and John Conway from their 15-year prison sentences for robbery committed during the draft riots in 1863; Hoffman had been the Recorder of New York City at the time of the sentencing on August 5, 1863
Format:
books
Notes:
On letterhead of the Mayor's office
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