Commutation of Sentence

Identifier

WWP15029

Description

Woodrow Wilson issues an official commutation of sentence to Albert Holtzman.

Source

Gilder Lehrman Collection, New York Historical Society, New York

Text

Whereas Albert Holtzman was indicted in the United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia at Martinsburg for violating the so-called White Slave Traffic Act, pleaded guilty, and was sentenced April eighth, 1914, to imprisonment for six months in the jail at Martinsburg, West Virginia; and,Whereas, it has been made to appear to me that the said Albert Holtzman is a fit object of executive clemency:

Original Format

Miscellaneous

Files

http://resources.presidentwilson.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/GLC0004539A.pdf

Tags

Citation

Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924, “Commutation of Sentence,” 1914 July 8, WWP15029, Gilder-Lehrman Institute for American History Woodrow Wilson Documents, Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum, Staunton, Virginia.