Presidential Pardons,1865-1878

Descriptive Summary

Title
Presidential Pardons,1865-1878
Creator
Johnson, Andrew; Grant, Ulysses S.; Hayes, Rutherford B.
Extent
31 items, .5 c.f.
Subjects
Pardon -- Kentucky -- 19th century
Executive orders -- Washington (D.C.) -- 19th century
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
Hayes, Rutherford Birchard, 1822-1893
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
Kentucky Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
This collection consists of thirty-one presidential pardons, dated 1865-1878, for Kentuckians convicted of federal crimes. Presidents' signatures are by Andrew Johnson, Ulysses S. Grant, and Rutherford B. Hayes. Names of those pardoned are J.H.D. McKee, Elias J. Anderson, Leander Adams, R.J. Beaumont, Joseph Bloomgart, Joseph Burke, Jacob Carver, Henry C. Chappell, Thomas Cole, J.P. Earven, Thomas Jackson, John R. Gorley, John G. Kusterer, James H. Kellogg, William Lacy, William Leger, Thomas W. Lendrum, Charles McGarrigle, John B. Martin, W.J. New, James Settle, John Overton, John Rhodes, John Stuart, Thomas Vickers, John Rivers, William Roman, M. Walter Scott, W.F. Smoot, Simon Margolyes, David Cox, William E. Stout, Oscar Van Stein, William Williams, and George Williams.
Arrangement: Chronological