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RG 025, Board of Pardons
Inventory of Records
Finding aid prepared by Connecticut State Library staff.
Copyright © 2007 by the Connecticut State Library
The Board of Pardons was established on April 26, 1883. It consisted of five members that were appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of either house of the General Assembly. All must be state residents, three must be attorneys, one skilled in one of the social sciences, and one a physician. The Board had jurisdiction over the granting of and authority to grant, commutations of punishment or releases, conditional or absolute, commutations from the penalty of death, and pardons, conditional or absolute. On July 1, 2004, the Board of Pardons was replaced by Connecticut Board of Pardons and Paroles.
See also the Board of Pardons Agency History.
This group consists of one book kept by the Board’s clerk containing minutes and notes.
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Connecticut. Board of Pardons
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The only records in the State Library are notes and minutes in a single volume evidently found in 1927 in the Aetna Life Insurance Co.