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Polk, James K. (1795-1849) [Presidential authority to the Secretaty of State to affix the seal to the pardon of David Babe, alias William Brown].

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00173.02 Author/Creator: Polk, James K. (1795-1849) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Document signed Date: 22 May 1846 Pagination: 1 p. ; 24 x 19 cm

Babe had been convicted of murder on the high seas in December 1843.

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