The Resource James H. Jurey papers

James H. Jurey papers

Label
James H. Jurey papers, 1847
Title
James H. Jurey papers
Inclusive dates
1847
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Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1847, relating to James H. Jurey and his pardon consisting of a letter, 31 August 1847, from E. H. Skinker (1822-1890) of Richmond, Virginia, to Elijah[?] May (b. ca. 1827) of Pocahontas County, (West) Virginia, concerning Jurey's pardon by Governor William Smith (1797-1887); and statements, 1 September 1847, by William H. Richardson (1795-1876), secretary of the Commonwealth, and Charles Stephen Morgan (1799-1859), superintendant of the Virginia Penitentiary, to Christopher Damron (1806-1892) of Alleghany County, Virginia, concerning Jurey's pardon
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Biographical or historical data
James H. Jurey was convicted on forgery charges in the Superior Court of Law for Richmond and Henrico County. He petitioned the governor for a pardon in 1847, and at first was turned down. Governor William Smith (1797-1887) pardoned Jurey on 10 April 1847.
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VIC
Label
James H. Jurey papers
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  • The Library of Virginia
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2
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There are no access restrictions
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The Gen'ral Store
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001582719
Type of unit
leaves.

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