5 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject contains "Judicial error"
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Commutation of Sentence Decree from the State Board of Pardons, July 22, 1902

Commutation of Sentence Decree from the State Board of Pardons, July 22, 1902

Date
1902-07-22
Description
Commutation of J.B. Brown from death by hanging to life in prison.
Collection
Death Warrant with the Name Noah J. Tilghman Crossed Out and Replaced with J.B. Brown's Name, 1901

Death Warrant with the Name Noah J. Tilghman Crossed Out and Replaced with J.B. Brown's Name, 1901

Date
1901-01-16
Description
Death warrant signed by Governor William S. Jennings.
Collection
Letter from "a Republican" to Secretary of State Jonathan C. Gibbs, November 17, 1869

Letter from "a Republican" to Secretary of State Jonathan C. Gibbs, November 17, 1869

Date
1869-11-17
Description
Letter from an anonymous Republican to Secretary of State Jonathan C. Gibbs, describing second-hand a case in which an African American man was sentenced to two years in state prison for theft of a cow even after he presented a bill of sale showing he had title to the animal. The writer links this case to a broader pattern of racial prejudice in the county and admonishes Gibbs to do something about it for the good of the Republican Party.
Collection
Letter to Governor William S. Jennings from Noah J. Tilghman dated July 12, 1902

Letter to Governor William S. Jennings from Noah J. Tilghman dated July 12, 1902

Date
1902-07-12
Description
Letter from Noah J. Tilghman to Governor Williams S. Jennings answering questions asked by the governor in a previous letter.
Collection
Letter to Governor William S. Jennings from Noah J. Tilghman dated July 8, 1902

Letter to Governor William S. Jennings from Noah J. Tilghman dated July 8, 1902

Date
1902-07-08
Description
Letter from Noah J. Tilghman to Governor Williams S. Jennings asking the governor how he plans to resolve his mistake of signing a death warrant with the wrong man's name listed to be hanged.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
s158_v002_415Commutation of Sentence Decree from the State Board of Pardons, July 22, 1902textPoliticians
Capital punishment -- Florida
Judicial error -- Florida
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s12_v001_b46_35Death Warrant with the Name Noah J. Tilghman Crossed Out and Replaced with J.B. Brown's Name, 1901textPoliticians
Capital punishment--Florida
Judicial error--Florida
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s1325_b004_f04_02Letter from "a Republican" to Secretary of State Jonathan C. Gibbs, November 17, 1869textReconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Racism
Judicial error
Prejudices
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s596_b09_f03_36Letter to Governor William S. Jennings from Noah J. Tilghman dated July 12, 1902textPoliticians
Capital punishment -- Florida.
Judicial error -- Florida.
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s596_b09_f03_32Letter to Governor William S. Jennings from Noah J. Tilghman dated July 8, 1902textPoliticians
Capital punishment -- Florida.
Judicial error -- Florida.
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