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President Jefferson offers pardon for military deserters...



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October 19, 1807

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 19, 1807 

* President Thomas Jefferson pardons
* United States Army deserters


The ftpg. has much on the continued High Treason trial of Aaron Burr & 2 others. Page 3 has: "A Proclamation" by the President concerning those: "...who have deserted from the army of the United States...has become sensible of their offense & are desirous of returning to their duty, a full pardon is hereby proclaimed...as shall, within four months...surrender themselves to the commanding officer..." signed in type: Th. Jefferson.
Four pages, some period stray ink marks, nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War