NY Commutations
1877
Stein - Zimmer

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Name

Date

Sentenced

County

Crime

Term

Prison

Comment

Stein, Michael

2/17/1879

11/19/1877

Albany

burglary, 3rd degree

3 years

Albany County Penitentiary

Commuted to 1 year & 6 months from 11/19/1877, subject to the legal deduction

Stern, Jacob

8/6/1877

1/9/1877

Oneida

false pretenses

1 year

County Jail

Sentence commuted to 7 months' actual service

Stillman, Rufus B

5/25/1877

3/1877

Monroe

murder in the 1st degree

Sentenced to be hanged on Friday, the 1st day of June, 1877

County Jail

Sentence commuted to imprisonment in the Auburn State Prison for the term of his natural life

Sullivan, Daniel

12/23/1878

9/27/1878

New York

assault & battery

1 year

New York County Penitentiary

Sentence commuted to 3 months' actual service

Sullivan, James

12/13/1877

10/22/1874

Albany

robbery

7 years

Clinton

Sentence commuted to 4 years and 3 months' actual service

Supplee, Richard

2/4/1879

2/6/1877

New York

grand larceny from the person

3 years

Sing Sing

Commuted to 2 years, from 2/6/1877, actual service

Tallman, Edward W

11/14/1879

3/16/1878

Dutchess

causing a miscarriage

4 years

Sing Sing

Commuted to 2 years, from 3/16/1878, subject to the legal deduction

Tutle, Mary

11/14/1877

1/16/1857

Columbia

manslaughter in the 1st degree

Life

Sing Sing

Sentence commuted to 20 years and 10 months' actual service

Twiss, James G

12/15/1879

7/8/1875

New York

robbery, 1st degree

18 years

Sing Sing

Commuted to 6 years & 6 months, form 7/8/1875, subject to legal deduction

Vandyke, George & John

12/1/1879

4/5/1877

St Lawrence

burglary & larceny

5 years

Clinton

Commuted to 3 years & 6 months from 4/5/1877 with deduction

Vaughn, Maurice

9/5/1878

1/8/1877

Erie

robbery

5 years

Auburn

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

Verst, Ferdinand

7/20/1878

5/22/1876

Erie

perjury

5 years

Auburn

Sentence commuted to 2 years & 2 months' actual service

Vornlacher or Furlacher, Peter

7/24/1879

11/6/1871

New York

robbery, 1st degree

15 years

Sing Sing; transferred to Auburn

Commuted to 7 years, 8 months & 18 days, from 11/6/1871, actual service

Wadsworth, Robert

9/17/1879

6/20/1879

Kings

abortion

1 year

Kings County Penitentiary

Commuted to 3 months, from 6/20/1879, actual service

Weis, Moritz

9/13/1878

2/15/1878

New York

grand larceny

3 years

Sing Sing

Sentence commuted to 7 months' actual service

Whalen, Henrich alias Max Hoene

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

Whalen, William

9/3/1877

9/7/1874

Schenectady

arson in the 3rd degree

5 years

Clinton

Sentence commuted to 3 years' actual service

Whittaker, Julius

2/9/1878

10/12/1875

New York

assault to harm

7 years

Sing Sing; transferred to Auburn

Sentence commuted to 3 years, with deduction

Williams, John

11/14/1879

5/16/1878

New York

burglary, 3rd degree

2 years & 6 months

Sing Sing

Commuted to 1 year & 6 months, from 5/16/1878, actual service

Williams, Patrick

9/8/1877

6/11/1877

Erie

assault & battery

6 months & $50

Erie County Penitentiary

Sentence commuted to 3 months' actual service

Willse, Isaac

9/25/1879

9/27/1878

New York

assault to harm

3 years

Sing Sing

Commuted to 1 year, form 9/27/1878, actual service

Wilson, Henry H

11/20/1879

11/55/1870

Kings

burglary, 1st degree

20 years

Sing Sing

Commuted to 9 years, from 11/22/1870, actual service

Wilson, James

10/3/1879

7/7/1879

Erie

assault & battery

6 months

Erie County Penitentiary

Commuted to 3 months, from 7/7/1879, actual service

Wolf, Ludwig

8/10/1877

8/11/1876

New York

grand larceny

2 years

Sing Sing

 

Youle, Charles Frederick

10/3/1879

5/1878

Jefferson

assault to ravish

3 years

Auburn

Commuted to 1 year, 4 months & 15 days, form 5/17/1878, actual service

Zimmer, Henry J

2/9/1878

9/12/1876

New York

grand larceny

2 years & 6 Months

Sing Sing

Sentence commuted to 1 year & 5 months' actual service

 

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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