Petition Signed by Eight Legislators

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Jackson Miss
March 21st 1874

To His Excellency
Adelbert Ames
Governor of Miss

Your petitioners would respectfully represent, that Lawrence Crump was on March 24th 1873, sentenced to the State Penitentiary of Miss. for a term of four years—charged with having committed the crime of Grand Larceny—in Lowndes County.

That since his imprisonment said Crump has deported himself in such a manner as to merit Executive clemency at your hands. We would ask that, Lawrence Crump be pardoned and forever discharged on account of the sentence above named.

R. Gleed 18 Dist
A. Boyed. Oktibehau Co
Ben Chiles oktibehau co
N. Shirley 24 Dist
J M P Williams senate 4th Distric
Robert Thompson Lowndes Co.
J C Walker Monroe co
J W Caradine Colfax Co

(A later page in the document says that Crump was pardoned on March 24, 1874.)

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“Petition Signed by Eight Legislators,” Mississippi State University Libraries, accessed September 22, 2023, https://msstate-exhibits.libraryhost.com/items/show/2157.

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