Letter, 1872 August 9.
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Horatio Seymour (May 31, 1810 – February 12, 1886) was an American politician. He served as Governor of New York from 1853 to 1854 and from 1863 to 1864. He was the Democratic Party nominee for president in the 1868 presidential election. Born in Pompey, New York, Seymour was admitted to the New York bar in 1832 but primarily focused on managing his family's business interests. After serving as a military secretary to Governor William L. Marcy, Seymour won election to the New York State Assem...
Articles I and IV of the State Constitution authorize the governor to grant executive clemency to convicted criminials (Executive Law, Sections 15-19). Among the types of clemency offered is restoration of citizensip rights, by which the governor restores civil rights lost as a result of a conviction (e.g. right to vote, right to hold public office). From the description of Restoration of citizenship rights application ledgers, 1857-1902. (New York State Archives). WorldCat record id...
John Thompson Hoffman (1828-1888), lawyer and politician, was mayor of New York City from 1866 to 1868, and governor of New York State from 1869 to 1872. From the description of John T. Hoffman correspondence, 1868-1883. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122532271 From the guide to the John T. Hoffman correspondence, 1868-1883, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Tammany politician, mayor of New York City, 1866-1868, and governor of New Yo...