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Conditional Pardon for William Robertson [manuscript] 1831
Bib ID 1303884
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1831 
1 cm (1 folder) 
Summary

William Robertson, b. 1802, was sentenced to life imprisonment for housebreaking in 1822 and transported from Edinburgh to New South Wales. He was granted a conditional pardon on the 25th of June, 1831. The pardon is signed by the Governor of New South Wales, Lt. Gen Ralph Darling. The pardon is on vellum with a fragile seal.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 9603

Subjects Robertson, William, 1802- -- Pardon.  |  Convicts -- New South Wales.  |  Penal transportation -- Great Britain.
Occupation Convicts.
Other authors/contributors Darling, Ralph, Sir, 1775-1858
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