Missing Presidential Pardon of James Madison
Fourth President of the United States, 1809-1817
The following pardon was stolen from the National Archives-Philadelphia by Shawn Aubitz in 2002. It was signed by the President of the United States, then docketed and filed by a U.S. District Court in the mid-Atlantic Region. It is not the Presidential Authority to the Secretary of State to Affix the Seal to a Warrant for Pardon.