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Hayes, Rutherford Birchard (1822-1893) [Presidential authority to the Secretary of State to affix the seal to the pardon of Maggie Ford].

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01180 Author/Creator: Hayes, Rutherford Birchard (1822-1893) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Document signed Date: 10 November 1877 Pagination: 1 p. 26 x 20 cm Order a Copy

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