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    Ulysses S. Grant Affix the Seal Document Signed "U.S. Grant." One partially printed page, 7.5" x 6.5" (sight), Washington, D.C.; October 15, 1870. President Grant authorizes and directs "the Secretary of State to affix the Seal of the United States to a Warrant for the pardon of Tyre Odell." The document is matted and framed with a black and white photograph of Grant, measuring 18" x 11.75" overall.

    Although it is unknown what crime Odell committed, a $25 reward was placed on his head after he and two other men escaped from Pickens County Jail on September 8, 1870. It is believed that Grant pardoned approximately 1,332 people during the term of his presidency.

    Condition: Document has two horizontal flattened folds, and is toned around margins. Some small areas of foxing exist, but overall very fine.


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    October, 2018
    25th Thursday
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