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McKinley, William (1843-1901) [Presidential pardon of Bay-bah-Maush who had been convicted of resisting arrest in October 1898 and sentenced to 8 months in Otter Tail County Jail]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00943 Author/Creator: McKinley, William (1843-1901) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Document signed Date: 03 January 1899 Pagination: 2 p. 40 x 26 cm

Summary of Content: Bay-bah-Maush, an Indian, was pardoned by McKinley. No reason for pardon mentioned. Countersigned by Attorney General John W. Griggs.

Background Information:

People: McKinley, William, 1843-1901
Griggs, John William, 1849-1927

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: American Indian HistoryPresidentPardonLawGovernment and Civics

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