Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from William C. C. Claiborne, 27 June 1806

New Orleans
June 27. 1806.


A certain Muntford Perryman has been convicted before the District Court for the District of Orleans, of passing conterfeit Notes of the Bank of the United States, knowing them to be counterfeit, and was thereupon sentenced to imprisonment for three years.

Under an impression that the said Perryman is a fit object of mercy, we cannot refrain from soliciting in his behalf, your Pardon. The inclosed papers, addressed to the undersigned by the brother of the Prisoner, will acquaint you with some of the circumstances which recommend him to mercy.

We have the honor to remain, with sentiments the most respectful, Sir, Your Mo. obt. Servts.

William C. C. Claiborne

Dom: A: Hall

Let a pardon issue

Th: Jefferson

Aug. 8. 06.

DNA: RG 59—GPR—General Pardon Records.

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