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Collection Reference Number GLC02770
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1830 
Title Andrew Jackson to Isaac Dutton Barnard, William Marks, John B. Steneger, D. M. Miller and J. B. Sutherland asking for advice on a pardon
Date 10 May 1830
Author Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  
Recipient Barnard, Isaac Dutton  Marks, William  Steneger, John B.  Miller, D. M.  Sutherland, J. B.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description In absence of recommendations for clemency from the prosecuting attorney and the judge who tried the case, Jackson asks for their recommendation if pardon should be granted to "Craig," a prisoner who was convicted 10 May 1830. Barnard and Marks were United States Senators from Pennsylvania. Joel Barlow Sutherland was a Congressman from Pennsylvania.
Subjects President  Government and Civics  Judiciary  Pardon  Crime  Criminals and Outlaws  Congress  Prisoner  
People Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The Presidency; Law
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859