Catalogue description 1 collective petition (3 prosecutors) on behalf of Joseph Mather convicted at the Old...

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Details of HO 17/73/109
Reference: HO 17/73/109
Description:

1 collective petition (3 prosecutors) on behalf of Joseph Mather convicted at the Old Bailey in July 1830 for uttering a forged acceptance on a bill of exchange, property of Francis Taylor, James Barnes and Richard Colling. Grounds for clemency: death too severe a sentence, distress of wife, 2 children and mother, committed crime in unguarded moment because needed money, was not premeditated crime to defraud prosecutors, previous good character. Initial sentence: death commuted to life transportation. Annotated: considered at Report in Council 2 March 1831. NP 8

Date: 1830 Dec 21
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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