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ANNUAL RECORD

OF

CALIFORNIA PARDONS

For the Year

1868

 

 

 

 

 

The Sacramento Daily Union

Friday morning, January 1, 1869

Page 3

 

 

PARDONS IN 1868 BY THE GOVERNOR

 

Thomas A. SCOTT, convicted of arson in the second degree in San Francisco, November, 1865, sentenced to two years imprisonment in the State Prison - (previously pardoned) restored to citizenship January 2d.

George McKENZIE, robbery, Amador, April 64, seven years - pardoned and restored to citizenship January 13th.

Lewis G. ANDERSON, murder in the second degree, Siskiyou, January, 63, ten years - pardoned January 13th.

John MARR, murder in the second degree, Santa Clara, May, 63, to be executed, afterward commuted to imprisonment for life - pardoned and restored to citizenship January 17th.

William LODGE, robbery, San Francisco, September, 60, one year - (previously pardoned) restored to citizenship, January 22d.

Morris J. OWEN, assault to murder, Nevada, November, 64, three years - restored to citizenship February 3d.

Alonzo H. DAKE, murder in the second degree, Sacramento, December, 63, eleven years - pardoned and restored to citizenship March 7th.

Robert COLLINS, petit larceny, San Francisco, December, 67, six months in County Jail - pardoned March 10th.

Martin ANDERSON, burglary, Nevada, August, 65, two years in State Prison - (previously pardoned) restored to citizenship March 16th.

Charles W. GARLAND, alias William SPEED, grand larceny, Los Angeles, November, 65, ten years - pardoned March 8th, on condition that he leave the State never to return.

Benjamin CARPENTER, grand larceny, Santa Cruz, November, 66, three years - pardoned and restored to citizenship April 9th.

Alexander GRIFFITH, grand larceny, San Francisco, November, 67, one year - pardoned and restored to citizenship April 9th.

George A. RUFFNER, manslaughter, San Joaquin, December, 62, ten years - pardoned and restored to citizenship April 9th.

Margaret HIBBARD, grand larceny, San Francisco, November, 66, two years - pardoned April 9th.

S.D. GATEWOOD, murder in the second degree, Nevada, ten years - pardoned April 9th.

Francisco SANCHEZ, grand larceny, San Mateo, July, 66, four years - pardoned and restored to citizenship April 9th.

H.H. STEENBERG, murder in the second degree, Tuolumne, July, 1867, fifteen years - pardoned and restored to citizenship April 9th.

Harvey LEE, grand larceny, Santa Clara, January, 1867, tow and a half years - pardoned April 9th.

Morris FITZGERALD, grand larceny, Sacramento, two years - pardoned and restored to citizenship April 9th.

Moses FRANK, forgery, San Francisco, July, 1865, five years - April 9th.

L.P. STONE, murder in the second degree, Nevada, October, 1858, thirty years - pardoned April 9th on condition that he leave the State, never to return.

James FALKENBERRY, robbery, Amador, 1868, four years - pardoned and restored to citizenship April 9th.

Joseph COFFIN, grand larceny, Mendocino, September, 1864, four years - pardoned and restored to citizenship May 1st.

Ah FONG, murder in the second degree, Mariposa, twelve years - pardoned May 1st.

Gustavus BARRON, grand larceny, Sutter, October, 1863, two years - (previously pardoned) restored to citizenship May 21st.

Morris BURNSETIN, burglary, San Francisco, two years - pardoned and restored to citizenship May 20th.

James A. SHOTWELL, forgery, San Francisco, August, 64, six years - pardoned June 2d, on condition that he leave the State, never to return.

Octavius CORA, manslaughter, Alameda, March, 66, three years - pardoned June 2d.

William CURREN, grand larceny, Yuba, four and a half years - pardoned July 16th.

Andrew J. MILSAP, manslaughter, Colusa, December, 67, four years - pardoned and restored to citizenship July 31st.

Victoriano QUINTO, murder in the second degree, San Mateo, for life - pardoned August 1st.

Christobal MACHADO, branding, with intent to steal a horse, Tulare, July, 68, three years - pardoned and restored to citizenship September 8th.

Julius BRISK, arson in the second degree, San Francisco, September, 66, three years - pardoned and restored to citizenship September 15th.

John B. BROWN, murder in the second degree, Tulare, October, 60, twenty years - pardoned and restored to citizenship September 16th.

Richard WIDDING, grand larceny, Solano, May, 64, one year - pardoned and restored to citizenship September 16th.

Joseph HARRIS, burglary, San Francisco, May, 61, two years - September 25th.

John McDONNELL, grand larceny, Solano, November, 65, one and a half years - pardoned and restored to citizenship October 1st.

Annisito ARRILO, grand larceny, San Mateo, 66, three years - pardoned and restored to citizenship November 6th.

Jose PIZARRO, murder in the second degree, Alameda, 64, ten years - pardoned December 4th.

[During the year 1868 there were 189 prisoners discharged from the State Prison under an Act of the Legislature shortening the terms of confinement, for good behavior.]

 

 

Transcribed by Betty Loose.

Source: Sacramento Daily Union, Friday morning, January 1, 1869, Page 3.


2007 Betty Loose.

 

 

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