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    President Andrew Johnson Document Signed, two pages, 10.5" x 16.75", Washington, D.C., august 26, 1865, countersigned by William H. Seward, Secretary of State. This manuscript grants a Presidential pardon to one Mary Hardnett, who was "convicted of larceny, and sentenced to thirty days imprisonment." Affixed with Presidential Seal. Complete separation along central fold, else sound stock with only light browning. This item is certainly evocative of a bygone era in that one cannot imagine a modern chief executive bothering with such a small-time criminal case. Ex. Henry C. Luhrs Collection.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2007
    25th-26th Thursday-Friday
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