University of Chicago - Special Collections Research Center
Document signed. Signed by President Abraham Lincoln. Co-signed by Secretary of State William H. Seward. Pardons John C. Gaut, Circuit Judge in the state of Tennessee
New-York Historical Society
Correspondence, papers, and portraits of Civil War soldiers and sailors, politicians, newspaper editors, etc. Contains one Lincoln ADS and several related items
Georgia Historical Society - Library and Archives
This collection consists of a pardon for William Jones of Columbia County, Georgia, August 21, 1865, stamped with President Andrew Johnson's signature. Jones' Amnesty Oath, dated December 5, 1865, is pasted into the pardon
Tennessee State Library and Archives
Consists of two bound scrapbooks containing items related to General Nathan Bedford Forrest. The first volume includes the original pardon from President Andrew Johnson to Forrest, 1868; two portraits of Forrest; two portraits of Johnson; and a clipping about Forrest. The second volume contains advertisements and articles featuring Forrest which appeared in various newspapers, 1941-1947
University of Virginia
Cabell's memoirs contain information on many members of the Cabell family and also on John S. Mosby. Copies of newspaper articles about Cabell are included. With the collection are photographs of furniture from Union Hill, Nelson Co., Va. and Civil War pardons for R.S. and Mayo Cabell
University of Virginia
Pardon for Eli M. Bruce, a member of the Ways and Means Committee of the Confederate Congress, granted by President Andrew Johnson on June 20, 1865
Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives
These files document Governor Edwin P. Morrow's use of the governor's power and privilege to commute prison and jail sentences. Most petitions are accompanied by an envelope which lists the petitioner's name, county and offense, and frequently the date of executive action and governor's signature. Attached to some records are copies of indictments or other court records and related correspondence, including letters from the governor stating the reason for his decision. In most cases petitioners requested pardons, but the governor opted for a commutation instead
Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives
These files document Governor Joseph Desha's use of the governor's power and privilege to pardon convicts and to remit fines imposed as penalties. Included are petitions signed by one or more individuals and notations as to whether these petitions were granted or rejected. Some petitions are remonstrances written in protest of other petitions
Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives
These are letters and copies of court documents which were sent to Governor John Young Brown on behalf of individuals seeking executive clemency
Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives
These records document Governor William O. Bradley's use of the governor's power and privilege to deny pardons to convicts, and to reject petitions for the postponement or remission of fines. Each petition is accompanied by an envelope which lists the petitioner's name, county and offense, and frequently the date of executive action. The governor's reasons for his decision are often noted on the envelope as well; in many instances these are quite detailed. Attached to some petitions are copies of indictments, other court records, and/or related correspondence