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Collection Reference Number GLC06899
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1863 
Title Authority to affix the seal to the pardon of Charles Hughes
Date 6 November 1863
Author Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Document Type Government document; Legal document
Content Description Per the National Archives pardon file, Hughes had been convicted of stealing mail.
Subjects Post Office  Pardon  President  Government and Civics  Prisoner    
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Place written Washington
Theme The American Civil War; Law; The Presidency
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945