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Coolidge, Calvin (1872-1933) [Presidential commutation for Arthur Franzblau, convicted of mail fraud 24 February 1924 in New York]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07326 Author/Creator: Coolidge, Calvin (1872-1933) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Document signed Date: 17 June 1926 Pagination: 2 p. 35 x 24 cm

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07326 Author/Creator: Coolidge, Calvin (1872-1933) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Document signed Date: 17 June 1926 Pagination: 2 p. 35 x 24 cm

Arthur Franzblau was convicted of using the mails in a scheme to defraud in the U.S. District Court of Southern New York and sentenced to one year in the U.S. Penitentiary in Atlanta, Georgia. He appealed to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals on 2 February 1924 where his case was still pending. Coolidge commuted his sentence to one day in the custody of a U.S. Marshal; no reason given. Countersigned by William D. Mitchell, Acting Attorney General. Printed document with blanks filled in with type.

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