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Tyler, John (1790-1862) [Authority to affix the seal to the pardon of Peyton R. Sides].

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01458 Author/Creator: Tyler, John (1790-1862) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Document signed Date: 17 February 1845 Pagination: 1 p. 26 x 21 cm

People: Tyler, John, 1790-1862

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: PresidentPardonLawCriminals and OutlawsGovernment and CivicsVice President

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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