|To Pardon Russell Baily|
ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA PASSED AT MILLEDGEVILLE, AT AN ANNUAL SESSION, IN NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER, 1808.
1808 Vol. 1 -- Page: 118
Sequential Number: 079
Short Title: To pardon Russell Baily:
WHEREAS, at a Superior Court held in and for the county of Wilkes on the eleventh day of November, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and eight, a certain Russell Baily was convicted of the crime of murder, and received fentence of death, to be executed on the fecond day of December, after the said conviction. And whereas, the jury who found a verdict against the said Russell Baily, have recommended him to the mercy of the General Assembly,
BE it therefore enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Georgia in General Assembly met, and by the authority of the same, That from and immediately after the passing of this act, the said Russell Baily be, and he is hereby declared to be, fully, freely, clearly and entirely pardoned, exonerated and discharged from the pains and penalties of his said conviction, as fully, [Illegible Text], clearly and entirely as if such offence had never been committed or done by him. Provided [Illegible Text], that the said Russell Baily shall, before his discharge, pay all legal costs of his imprisonment, and the costs of profecution.
Benjamin Whitaker, Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Henry Mitchell, President of Senate
Executive Department, Georgia.
Jared Irwin, Governor.
Approval Date: Assented to 26th November, 1808.
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