NY Commutations
1877
Gorton - Johansen

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Name

Date

Sentenced

County

Crime

Term

Prison

Comment

Gorton, John alias John Gordon

2/17/1878

6/19/1872

Erie

robbery

8 years

Auburn

Commuted to 6 years & 8 months, form 6/19/1872 actual service

Graham, James

4/29/1879

3/3/1877

Washington

arson

7 years

Sing Sing; transferred to Clinton

Commuted to 2 years & 6 months, from 3/3/1877, actual service

Grogan, John & Grogan, William

5/10/1878

3/12/1878

Westchester

petit larceny

6 months

Albany County Penitentiary

Sentence commuted to 2 months' actual service

Gross, Henry

1/8/1878

1/8/1877

New York

grand larceny

2 years

Sing Sing

Sentence commuted to 1 year actual service

Guinand, Alphonso

2/13/1879

7/15/1877

Oneida

grand larceny

4 years

Auburn

Commuted to 1 year & 6 months, from 11/15/1877, subject to the legal deduction

Handley, John

3/14/1877

12/18/1876

Onondaga

assault & battery

4 months

Onondago County Penitentiary

Sentence commuted to 3 months' actual service

Hay, William A

8/5/1878

6/12/1875

Livingston

subornation of perjury

6 years

Auburn

Sentence commuted to three years & 2 months' actual service

Healey, Michael

1/29/1879

12/30/1878

Monroe

petit larceny

6 months & fined $25

Monroe County Penitentiary

Commuted to 1 month, from 12/30/1878, actual service

Heaney, Bernard

11/17/1877

1/17/1877

Kings

burglary

2 years & 6 months

Kings County Penitentiary

Sentence commuted to 1 year, subject to the legal deduction for good conduct

Hess, William

12/15/1879

5/26/1875

New York

burglary, 1st degree

15 years

Sing Sing

Commuted to 7 years & 6 months, from 5/26/1875, subject to legal deduction

Hester, Bartley

2/20/1879

1/22/1879

Fulton

disorderly person

60 days

Albany County Penitentiary

Commuted to 1month from 1/22/1879, actual service

Hoene, Max alias Henrich Whalen

8/1/1877

1/17/1877

Kings

attempted burglary in the 3rd degree

1 year

Kings County Penitentiary

Sentence commuted to 6 months & 16 days' actual service. Prisoner will be taken at one to Pennsylvania upon a requisition, where he is about to be tried for murder

Hoffman, William

2/7/1879

4/8/1878

Rensselaer

bigamy

2 years

Albany County Penitentiary

Commuted to 1 year, from 4/8/1878, subject to the legal deduction

Honnef, Leo

8/8/1878

10/15/1877

New York

forgery, 3rd degree

3 years

Sing Sing

Sentence commuted to one year, subject to the legal deduction for good conduct

House, Charles

7/3/1878

1/4/1877

Orleans

arson, 3rd degree

4 years

Auburn

Sentence commuted to 1 year & 6 months' actual service

Ingersoll, LaFayette

10/23/1878

10/23/1877

Oswego

burglary & larceny

2 years

Auburn

Sentence commuted to 1 year actual service

Irving, Frank

10/11/1879

10/15/1878

New York

burglary, 3rd degree

2 years

Sing Sing

Commuted to 1 year, from 10/15/1878, actual service

Jenks, J Vincent

4/16/1879

10/18/1878

Wyoming

assault to rape

1 year & 8 months

Erie County Penitentiary

Commuted to 6 months, from 10/18/1878, actual service

Johansen, Wilhelm

10/11/1879

1/14/1875

New York

burglary, 1st degree

17 years

Sing Sing; transferred to Auburn

Commuted to 7 years, from 1/14/1875, subject to the legal deduction

 

Public Papers of Lucius Robinson Governor of the State of New York 1877,"  The Argus Company, Printers 1877, Albany, NY, pages 177 to 229

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