To Pardon Jarvis Brook

ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA, PASSED IN MILLEDGEVILLE AT AN ANNUAL SESSION IN NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER, 1838.

ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA, PASSED IN NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER, 1838. PARDON.

1838 Vol. 1 -- Page: 164

Sequential Number: 135
Type: AN ACT,

Full Title: To pardon Jarvis Brook, of the county of Wilkes.

Whereas, at the March term, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight, of the Superior Court of Wilkes county, Jarvis Brook was convicted of the crime of murder: And whereas, the Jury which tried him recommended him to mercy; and the Judge who presided in the case postponed the execution of the sentence of the law, until Friday, the twenty-third day of November inst., that the Legislature might act upon the application for pardon:

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Georgia in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That from immediately after the passage of this act, the said Jarvis Brook be, and he is hereby declared to be, freely, fully, and entirely pardoned, exonerated, and discharged from the pains and penalties of his said conviction and sentence, as fully, freely, and entirely, as if such conviction and sentence had never taken place, or the offence been committed.

JOSEPH DAY,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

CHARLES DOUGHERTY,

President of the Senate.

GEORGE R. GILMER, Governor.

Approval Date: Assented to, 12th December, 1838.

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