Index to Secretary of State Pardons Granted Record Books


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Pardons granted record books

Series 329

1880-1921 The territorial governor had the power to grant pardons to individuals convicted of crimes. The pardons were recorded by the territorial secretary; beginning in 1880 The secretary continued to use the registers even after the Board of Pardons assumed responsibility for granting pardons in 1896. Each entry includes the name of the person pardoned, the court in which the case was originally tried, the type of crime committed, the term of sentence, and usually a short explanation of the reasons for granting the pardon.