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Article 2, Section 2, Clause 1



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Commander in Chief

Generally 1.8.15; 1.8.16

Indiana Constitution of 1816, art. 4, sec. 7, Thorpe 2:1063

James Kent, Commentaries 1:264 (1826)

William Rawle, A View of the Constitution of the United States 151--61 (2d ed. 1829)

Reprieves and Pardons

Generally 2.4; 3.3

Luther Martin, Genuine Information, 1788, Storing 2.4.85

James Iredell, Marcus, Answers to Mr. Mason's Objections to the New Constitution, 8 Jan. 1788, Pamphlets 350--54

Pierce Butler to Weedon Butler, 5 May 1788, Farrand 3:302

George Washington, Seventh Annual Address, 8 Dec. 1795, Richardson 1:184

Charles Lee, Assurance of Pardon, 18 Nov. 1797, 1 Ops. Atty. Gen. 77

John Adams, Proclamation of Amnesty, 21 May 1800, 9 Fed. Cas. 945, no. 5,127

People v. James, 2 Caines 57 (N.Y. 1804)

William Wirt, Power of the President to Mitigate Sentence of Death, 4 Jan. 1820, 1 Ops. Atty. Gen. 327

William Wirt, Pardon of Piratical Murderer, 9 May 1820, 1 Ops. Atty. Gen. 359

State v. Fuller, 1 McCord 178 (S.C. 1821)

William Wirt, Conditional Pardons, 16 Aug. 1821, 1 Ops. Atty. Gen. 482

James Kent, Commentaries 1:265--66 (1826)

State v. Smith, 1 Bailey 283 (S.C. 1829)

John Macpherson Berrien, Pardons and Remissions of Forfeitures, 17 Mar. 1830, 2 Ops. Atty. Gen. 329

State v. Addington, 2 Bailey 516 (S.C. 1831)


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