Presidential Pardons and Clemencies - Collection Finding Aid

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Title

Presidential Pardons and Clemencies - Collection Finding Aid

Description

This collection consists of records relating to presidential pardons and clemencies. The United States Constitution grants the power to pardon or commute sentences to all sitting U.S. Presidents. President Clinton pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 459 people during his term in office. The collection contains correspondence, memoranda, reports, forms, notes, and news articles all relating to the recommendations, approvals, or denials of pardons and clemencies.

Publisher

William J. Clinton Presidential Library & Museum

Citation

“Presidential Pardons and Clemencies - Collection Finding Aid,” Clinton Digital Library, accessed October 23, 2019, https://clinton.presidentiallibraries.us/items/show/48844.