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Missouri State Penitentiary Database

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Offender InformationNameRichard E. Shannon - Offender
 SexMale
 RaceWhite
 Age/Approx. Year of Birth20/1839
 NativityIllinois
 TradeUnknown
   
Offense InformationOffenseGrand larceny
 Location of CourtLewis
 SentenceTwo Years
 Term of CourtSeptember
 When Received6/20/1859
 Full Time Sentence Expiration9/20/1861
 Discharge NotesOut Expired
   
LocationReelS212
 VolumeB
 Page187
   
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Missouri State Archives
PO Box 1747
600 W. Main Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101

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