Chester Alan Arthur pardon

Chester Alan Arthur pardon

Dates: 1884

Handwritten pardon issued by the office of the president of the United States, Chester A. Arthur (1829-1886) and signed by him. The item pardons John J. Kelly of Utah for crimes of "bigamy or polygamy and unlawful cohabitation."

  • Extent: 1 item (2 p.)(0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886. -- United States. President (1881-1885 : Arthur)
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2036
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public reasearch.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Chester Alan Arthur pardon must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 2036; Chester Alan Arthur pardon; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2036, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Doctrines; Kelly, John J.; Civil Procedure and Courts; Politics, Government, and Law; Polygamy--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History--Sources; Polygamy--Utah--History--Sources; Presidents--United States--Correspondence
Genre / Form
Pardons
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC2036
Finding Aid Title
Arthur (Chester Alan) pardon
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:27-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical Note

American politician and statesman who served as the president of the United States (1881-1885).



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Ryan Lee
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