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Title:[Letter] 1843 Feb. 8, Nashville, Tenne[essee, to] James C. Jones, Nashville, Tenne[essee] / H.J. Anderson : a machine readable transcription of an image
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Date: February 8, 1843
Extent: 3p
Summary:This is a letter to Governor James C. Jones dated February 8, 1843 from H.J. Anderson. Anderson is writing on behalf of some inmates of the Tennessee Penitentiary. He is requesting that they be pardoned in accordance with a law passed in 1836.
Collection:Governor James Jones Papers
Box:1
Folder:5
Document: sl625
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Tenne [Tennessee]February Penetentiary [Penitentiary]February 8th 1843
Gov [Governor] Jones
Sir

Eli Hill was convicted of Horse Stealing at the March term 1840, of the Circuit Court of Hamilton County , & was sentenced to Three Years Confinement in the Penetenteary from 1 April following.

Joseph Freeland was convicted Horse Stealing at the March term 1840, of the Circuit Court of Hawkins County , & was sentenced to Three Years Confinement in the Penetenteary from the 15th April.

Cleveland Ester was convicted of Larceny at the March term 1841, of the Circuit Court of Carter County , & was sentenced to Two Year Confinement in the Penetenteary from 20th of same month

The Conduit of the above named Prisoners since their Confinement in the Penetenteary, has been generally exemplary & an exceptionable, I therefore recommend that the balance of their sentences be commuted, (Hills & Estep's forthwith, & Freeland, from 15th inst [instant] under the previsions of the law of 1836, Chapter 3r, Section 4th passed for the encouragement




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of the convicted to conduct themselves with industry and propriety.

very Respectfully
Your obd Servt [obedient Servant]
H. J. Anderson [added: Agt [Agent]]



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[added: J [Joseph] Freeland &
C [Cleveland] Estep
Pardons
act 1836
chap [unclear: 63 ]]

To His Excellency James C. Jones Nashville



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