My Dear Patton -
Here is your pardon. I hope it may be of service. All at our house send much
love to you, Etta, & the children.
Nate F. Pleasants
Honorable William H. Seward,
Secretary of State
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of the President's Warrant of Pardon,
bearing date 186_, and hereby signify my acceptance of the same, with all
conditions therein specified.
I am, Sir,
Your obedient servant,
Transcribed by Christopher A. Baker, University of Florida, 2008.