Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from William Kilty, 10 October 1805

District of Columbia
Washington County Sct October 10th 1805

  In the Case of Henry Fisher who was fined for an Assault and Battery on his Wife; the Court during the Sitting of the same Term, were induced by a representation of his Circumstances to Strike out this Judgement and to enter one for a less Sum—They have since been applied to by the Wife and the daughter of Fisher and have also reason to beleive from other information that He is unable to Pay the fine and Costs as they now Stand—And Considering his imprisonment Since some time in August—as a Sufficient punishment, They are induced Respectfully to recommend to the President a remission of the fine and fees against Henry Fisher So that He may be released from Prison

W Kilty

W. Cranch

Let a pardon issue

Th: Jefferson

Oct. 10: 1805.

DNA: RG 59—GPR—General Pardon Records.

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