28th President. Uncommon document signed (DS) “Woodrow Wilson” AS PRESIDENT, two-pages both sides, 10.5×16, November 10, 1914 countersigned by Attorney General Thomas W. Gregory. Presidential pardon given to :
Edward Barry was indicted in the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York for conspiracy to counterfeit and aiding in counterfeiting, etc., notes of The Irving National Bank of New York City and for making, forging and counterfeiting said notes, pleaded guilty and on December Fifteenth 1913 was sentenced to imprisonment for six years in the United States Penitentiary at Atlanta, Georgia and to pay fines aggregating six dollars; and Whereas, it has been made to appear to me that the said Edward Barry is a fit object of executive clemency
Now, therefore, be it known, that I, Woodrow Wilson, President of the United States of America, in consideration of the premises, divers other good and sufficient reasons me thereunto moving, do hereby commute the sentence of the said Edward Barry to expire at once.
Original Department of Justice Seal at left of signature area, with horizontal crack.
In good condition, wear, horizontal folds with separation, some scattered light soiling, fragile. Actual pardons signed by presidents rarely appear on the market.