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To all to whom these presents shall come:  Know ye that Sentence of Death having been passed by the court of Frederick County, against Joe a negro man Slave, the property of William Hickman Jun'r for felony; execution - whereof still remaineth to be done;  And he having been recommended as a proper object of Mercy;  I have therefore thought fit, by & with the advice of Council, hereby to pardon the said Joe for the felony aforesaid, hereby discharging him from all pains & executions which might have been inflicted on him, but for
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To all to whom these presents shall come:  Know ye that Sentence of Death having been passed by the court of Frederick County, against Joe a negro man Slave, the property of William Hickman Jun'r for felony; execution - whereof still remaineth to be done;  And he having been recommended as a proper object of Mercy;  I have therefore thought fit, by & with the advice of Council, hereby to pardon the said Joe for the felony aforesaid, hereby discharging him from all pains & executions which might have been inflicted on him, but for these Letters of pardon -
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Given under my hand & the Seal of the Commonwealth this 5th Day of February 1783 - Benj Harrison

Latest revision as of 09:42, 19 October 2019

Virginia § To all to whom these presents shall come: Know ye that Sentence of Death having been passed by the court of Frederick County, against Joe a negro man Slave, the property of William Hickman Jun'r for felony; execution - whereof still remaineth to be done; And he having been recommended as a proper object of Mercy; I have therefore thought fit, by & with the advice of Council, hereby to pardon the said Joe for the felony aforesaid, hereby discharging him from all pains & executions which might have been inflicted on him, but for these Letters of pardon - Given under my hand & the Seal of the Commonwealth this 5th Day of February 1783 - Benj Harrison