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    Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Pardon Document Signed "R B Hayes". Two pages, 10.25" x 16", manuscript, Washington, February 24, 1881, pardoning Charles E. Hunt who was serving prison time "on conviction of sending fraudulent advertisement through the mails." Signed by Hayes as President, and William M. Evarts as Secretary of State. It has long been common practice for presidents to grant a number of pardons shortly before leaving office, and this was about a week before Garfield was inaugurated. Fine condition, minor separation starting at the folds not affecting signature, seal intact.Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    February, 2006
    20th-21st Monday-Tuesday
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