March 02, 1861

President James Buchanan, on His Next to Last Day in Office, Pardons a Judge

Document Signed
1 page
SMC 1076
On his next-to-last day in office, President Buchanan pardons a former judge, Daniel Vandersmith, serving a sentence for forgery.
Document Signed, as President, partially printed and accomplished in manuscript; 1 page, quarto, Washington, March 2, 1861. To the Secretary of State, Jeremiah Sullivan Black.
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