New York Pardons
1877
McKay - Nase

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Name

Date

Sentenced

County

Crime

Term

Prison

Comment

McKay, John H

11/27/1878

12/22/1876

Kings

bigamy

3 yrs

Kings County Penitentiary

.

McKenzie, Frances E

8/3/1877

4/16/1877

Erie

bigamy

1 yr

Erie County Penitentiary

.

McKeogh, George W

1/27/1877

2/12/1876

Erie

bigamy

2 yrs & 3 mos

Auburn

.

McMeneman, Edward

4/5/1879

12/5/1878

Rensselaer

petit larceny

6 mos

Albany County Penitentiary

.

Meehan, John

12/31/1878

5/25/1877

Rensselaer

assault to kill

10 yrs

Clinton

.

Meekes, Eliza

3/20/1878

12/1877

Niagara

forgery, 3rd degree

1 yr

Erie County Penitentiary

.

Merritt, Jason D

11/25/1879

2/1879

Cattaraugus

burglary, 3rd degree

2 yrs

Erie County Penitentiary

.

Meyer, William C

8/3/1878

9/29/1876

NY

burglary & larceny

4 yrs & 6 mos

Sing Sing; transferred to Auburn

.

Middleton, James R

12/21/1877

11/18/1874

Erie

assault with a dangerous weapon

5 yrs

Auburn

.

Miller Charles H

8/5/1878

10/20/1875

Oswego

burglary, 3rd degree

4 yrs

Auburn

.

Miller, Nathan C

1/31/1878

9/13/1876

Westchester

grand larceny

2 yrs

Albany Count Penitentiary

.

Miller, Robert

8/7/1878

4/26/1877

Columbia

arson, 4th degree

2 yrs

Clinton

.

Mitchell, John S

1/19/1878

2/17/1874

Westchester

burglary, 1st degree & grand larceny

13 yrs

Clinton

.

Montgomery, David

7/3/1878

5/1871

Monroe

murder in the 1st degree

Auburn Asylum for Insane Convicts

This pardon is granted upon the express condition that a justice of the Supreme Court of the seventh judicial district shall examine into the condition of the said David Montgomery, and the circumstance attending his commitment, and the crime of which he was accused, and shall certify that it is safe and right for him to be released

Morgan, Henry

10/6/1879

2/23/1878

Kings

burglary, 3rd degree

3 yrs & 6 mos

Kings County Penitentiary

.

Morris, Mary

12/5/1879

12/21/1876

Kings

grand larceny

4 yrs & 6 mos

Kings County Penitentiary

.

Morris, William

10/27/1879

9/1877

Erie

burglary, 1st degree

[blank]

Elmira Reformatory

.

Morse, Leonard E

8/3/1877

10/18/1876

Madison

bigamy

3 yrs

Auburn

Mossett, William

6/18/1877

5/3/1877

NY

grand larceny

1 yr

NY County Penitentiary

Pardoned upon condition that he leave this country

Mulligan, Matthew

12/20/1879

11/26/1879

Saratoga

petit larceny

90 days

Albany County Penitentiary

.

Munger, John W

7/3/1879

4/25/1879

Albany

bigamy

2 yrs

Clinton

.

Murphy, Michael

11/21/1878

10/1874

Rockland

murder

Sentenced to be hanged 12/14/1874; stay of proceedings granted, [see comments]

Sing Sing

and re-sentenced to be hanged 4/7/1876; sentence commuted to imprisonment for life 3/21/1876

Murphy, Thomas

4/22/1878

10/10/1877

Chautauqua

riot & assault & battery

1 yr & fined $250

Erie County Penitentiary

.

Murray, James

4/20/1878

10/22/1874

Albany

robbery, 1st degree

7 yrs

Clinton

.

Nase, Charles S & Charles Vickerman

11/21/1879

5/19/1879

Herkimer

burglary & grand larceny

3 yrs

Onondaga County Penitentiary

.

 

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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