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Collection Reference Number GLC00045.46
From Archive Folder Documents relating to Presidential Pardons 
Title Andrew Jackson to Thomas Swann requesting details of a case
Date 14 November 1831
Author Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  
Document Type Correspondence; Government document; Legal document
Content Description Requests the details of a case involving a wrongly issued search warrant to determine whether a pardon will be granted.
Subjects President  Pardon  Law  Criminals and Outlaws  Civil Rights  
People Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  Swann, Thomas (1789-1845)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme Law; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Swann was U.S. District Attorney for the District of Columbia from 1821 through 1833.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859