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Executive Pardon, 12 October 1811 (Abstract)

§ Executive Pardon

12 October 1811, Washington. JM remits the sentence of death imposed 12 Aug. 1811 by a court-martial at Baton Rouge on Sgt. Peter B. Conger of the Consolidated Infantry Regiment for the offense of desertion. Leaves standing that part of the sentence reducing Conger to the ranks.

Tr (DNA: RG 107, LSMA). 1 p.

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