of the United States of America.
To all to whom these Presents shall come, Greeting:
Whereas, at the July term, 1863, of the Criminal
Court of the District of Columbia, one David Barnett
was convicted on his own confession of grand larceny,
and sentenced to one year’s imprisonment; -
whereas, it appears that said Barnett has
sustained an excellent character,
and is deeply
for his crime; -
whereas, the committing Magistrate, the
Attorney, and the Judge who sentenced
earnestly petition for his pardon.
be it known, that I Abraham
President of the United States of America,
consideration of the premises, divers other good
sufficient reasons me thereunto moving, have
and do hereby grant unto him, the
Barnett, a full and unconditional pardon.
whereof, I have hereunto signed
name and caused to Seal of the United States
at the City of Washington, this Sixth
U. S. Government Seal day of November, A. D.
1863, and of
Independence of the United States
F. W Seward