NY Commutations
1877
Jones - McClure

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Name

Date

Sentenced

County

Crime

Term

Prison

Comment

Jones, Frank L

8/3/1878

7/8/1875

Erie

robbery

7 years

Auburn

Sentence commuted to 3 years & 1 month actual service.

June, Richard

8/3/1878

2/19/1877

Greene

arson, 3rd degree

4 years

Clinton

Sentence commuted to 1 year & 6 months' actual service

Kenny, Michael

12/3/1877

7/1865

Kings

murder;

sentenced to be hanged 8/4/1865; commuted to imprisonment for life

Sing Sing

Sentence commuted to 20 years from August 4, 1865, subject to the legal deduction for good conduct

Kenny, Peter

2/26/1879

8/29/1878

Dutchess

assault with a dangerous weapon

1 year

Sing Sing

Commuted to 6 months from 8/29/1878, actual service

Krzysky, Theophilus

11/21/1878

5/23/1876

Kings

assault & battery with intent to kill

5 years

Kings County Penitentiary

Sentence commuted to 2 years & 6 months' actual service

Langen, Edward

2/9/1878

8/12/1875

New York

forgery, 3rd degree

5 years

Sing Sing; transferred to Auburn

Sentence commuted to 1 year & 6 months' actual service

Larkin, Matthew

5/22/1878

3/1/1876

New York

assault to harm

5 years

Sing Sing; transferred to Auburn

Sentence commuted to 2 years, 10 months, subject to the legal deduction for good conduct

Lawton, Milton

3/20/1879

3/1/1877

Jefferson

grand larceny

3 years

Auburn

Commuted to 2 years & 7 months from 3/1/1877, subject to the legal deduction

Lewis, Thomas R

12/18/1879

4/22/1878

New York

forgery, 3rd degree

2 years & 6 months

Sing Sing

Commuted to 1 year & 8 months, form 4/22/1878, actual service

Livingston, George alias Lawrence Anderson

10/30/1878

9/21/1786

Kings

burglary, 3rd degree & grand larceny

5 years

Kings County Penitentiary

Sentence commuted to 2 years & 8 months, subject to the legal deduction for good conduct

Logan, Thomas J

10/24/1878

9/28/1876

Oneida

rape

10 years

Auburn

Sentence commuted to 2 years & 1 months actual service

Lowndes, Thomas

12/15/1879

6/17/1874

Kings

murder, 2nd degree

life

Sing Sing; transferred to Auburn

Commuted to 8 years & 4 months, from 6/17/1874, subject to the legal deduction

Lyons, Thomas

11/25/1879

11/29/1876

Queens

rape

7 years

Auburn

Commuted to 4 years, from 11/29/1876, with deduction

Maine, Christopher I

7/24/1879

6/10/1876

Tioga

procuring an abortion

5 years

Auburn

Commuted to 3 years & 2 months, form 6/10/1876, actual service

Maloy, John

2/20/1879

11/22/1878

Albany

burglary, 3rd degree

6 months

Albany County Penitentiary

Commuted to 3 months from 11/22/1878, actual service

Mathewson, Edwin K

11/1/1879

10/4/1878

New York

grand larceny

2 years

New York County Penitentiary

Commuted to 1 year & 1 month, from 10/4/1878, actual service

Matsell, George W

11/6/1879

3/8/1878

New York

obtaining money by false pretenses

3 years

New York County Penitentiary

Commuted to 2 years, from 3/8/1878, subject to the legal deduction

McAlear, Andrew

3/20/1878

12/22/1869

New York

crime, robbery, 1st degree

20 years

Auburn; transferred to Sing Sing

Sentence commuted to 23 years, subject to the legal deduction for good conduct

McCarrick, Hugh

11/20/1879

9/24/1878

Albany

burglary, 3rd degree

2 years

Albany County Penitentiary

Commuted to 1 year & 2 months, form 9/24/1878, actual service

McClure, James S

4/30/1879

7/2/1878

Onondaga

receiving stolen goods

3 years

Onondaga County Penitentiary

Commuted to 1 year, form 7/2/1878, 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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