Polk_Letter_191_50195

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(copy) (Executive?) Department Nashville 11th Nov 1839. _ H. J. Anderson Agent & Keeper of the Penitentiary Sir Your letter of the 5th Instant stating that Lewis D. St Ledger a convict in the Penitentiary "has conducted himself with the utmost propriety,"_ and [illegible] that his sentence be commuted, is not in strict comfornity with the act of 1835 - ch. 63. Sec. 4. If you are [illegible] (conforming to the language of the law) to certify that the "conduct of the prisoner has been exemplary and [illegible]," du-ring the whole period of his confinement, and put it to his proper to make such a certificate I will promptly consider of his case._ I am Very Respectfully Your Obt_ Svt, James K. Polk

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(Copy) Letter to the Keeper of the Penitentiary Lewis D. St. Ledger.3 can

Mar 14th 1839 _

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