Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Robert Gallagher, 26 June 1807

To his Excellency The President of the United States

The Petition of Robert Gallagher Humbly representeth that your Petitioner is confined in the Goal of washington County district of Columbia by a Judgment of said Court part of which Judgment has been Executed and that he is Now confined for fine and fees due to United states which he is unable to pay and that he has been Confined since the first of may 1806 that he is fully convinced of the impropriety of his Conduct and fully determined to reform and in future Lead an Honest Upright Life Hopes his Case may be considered and his body released

And your Petitioner will as in duty bound Pray &c.


Robert X Gallagher


I certify that the above Named Robert Gallagher has recieved the Stripes adjudged him

Danl. Bussard

D. Marshal

June 26th. 1807

The Undersigned Judges of the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia, believing the material facts stated in the written petition to be true, respectfully recommend the Petition to the mercy of the President of the United States.

W. Cranch.

N. Fitzhugh

Allen B Duckett

Let a pardon issue

 Th: Jefferson

 June 26. 07.

DNA: RG 59—GPR—General Pardon Records.

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