PARDONS GRANTED by the GOVERNOR

Journal of the Constitutional Convention of the State of Michigan
Published 1867 by J.A. Kerr & Co., Printers to the State.

As you view this material, please be aware that this covers the whole State of Michigan.
There is no further information given about any of those persons convicted of the following crimes, nor is there information about where those convicted of  the crimes lived at.

Pardoned by: Gov. John S. Barry - Term commenced Jan 1850, expired Dec. 31, 1851
Name of Convict Date of Sentence Term Date of Pardon Crime
William Somerville April 26, 1851 Six months June 17, 1851 Assault and battery
Joseph M. Crane September 1844 Two years October 23 1851 Forgery
William Mahoney October, 1851 Five years November 1, 1851 Larceny
Pardoned by: Gov. Robert McClelland - Term commenced Jan. 1, 1852 to March 7, 1853
Michael Doyle October 1848 Five years March 29, 1852 receiving stolen goods
Samuel Prate January 1848 Five years April 6, 1852 Perjury
Benjamin Messinger July 1851 One year July 1, 1852 Larceny
William Hammil June 1845 Eight years July 6, 1852 Burgluary and larceny
Erastus Bowen December 1847 Five years July 6, 1852 Counterfeit money, and intent to pass
James Butler March 1850 Fifteen years July 6, 1852 Rape
John Dunn March 1850 Ten years July 6, 1852 Rape
John Randall November 1851 One year November 8, 1852 Larceny
Erastus Champlin September 1851 Five years March 2, 1853 Conspiracy
Ebenezer Farnham September 1851 Eight years March 2, 1853 Conspiracy
Erastus Smith September 1851 Five years March 2, 1853 Conspiracy
Pardoned by: Gov. Andrew Parsons - Term commenced March 8, 1853 to Dec. 31, 1854
Henry Reynolds March 1852 3 years April 8, 1853 Concealing stolen goods
George A. Spaulding April 1852 4 years May 2, 1853 Grand larceny
Andrew J. Patterson September 1852 3 years May 4, 1853 Forging draft
John Critchell May 1852 7 years June 1, 1853 Rape
John Brien October 1848 5 years June 17, 1853 Larceny
Anthony Murray October 1848 5 years June 17, 1853 Larceny
Samuel Woodward Spring Term 1846 10 years July 6, 1853 Burglary
Harry Mosher June 1861 6 years July 11, 1853 Arson
Nathan Foster November 1851 3 years July 11, 1853 Larceny
Samuel Hascall April 1847 6 years Aug. 22, 1853 Perjury
William Butler March 1847 8 years Sept. 1, 1853 Manslaughter
William Hall March 1852 4 years Sept. 6, 1853 Larceny
LaFayette Thayer May 1846 9 years Sept. 13, 1853 Burglary
James B. Lyon October 1851 3 years Sept. 17, 1853 Larceny
Joseph Carlisle June 1852 5 years Sept. 23, 1853 Larceny
Jessee Doyle December, 1851 5 years Sept. 29, 1853 Incest
Morgan McCarty October 1850 4 years Oct. 12, 1853 Larceny
Joseph Rodemaker December 1848 10 years Oct. 22, 1853 Manslaughter
Andrew J. Freeland September 1853 8 years Oct. 24, 1853 Arson
Nicholas Schoonover April 1852 5 years Nov. 11, 1853 Rape
James Supple November 1852 Dec. 5, 1853 Assault with intent to kill
John Howard October 1851 4 years Jan. 31, 1854 Larceny
Marcus Beeler March 1853 3 years June 3, 1853 Larceny
William Collins June 1853 2 years July 5, 1853 Burglary and Larceny
William Pollock April 1852 5 years Sept. 25, 1853 Larceny
Samuel Carlinsky June 1853 10 years Oct. 4, 1853 Rape
Edward Blake March 1853 3 years Oct. 27, 1853 Larceny
Francis A. McCamley September 1853 2 years Oct. 27, 1853 Aiding to break jail
George Wells October 1845 20 years Nov. 28, 1853 Assault with intent to kill
Benjamin F. Dade October 1851 10 years Dec. 23, 1853 Perjury
Lyman Champlin September 1851 5 years Dec. 28, 1853 Conspiracy
Willard Champlin September 1851 5 years Dec. 28, 1853 Conspiracy
Richard Price Septenber 1851 8 years Dec. 28, 1853 Conspiracy
Eben Price September 1851 8 years Dec. 28, 1853 Conspiracy
William Corwin September 1851 8 years Dec. 28, 1853 Conspiracy
James L. Perkins September 1853 4 years Dec. 29, 1853 Forgery

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