TRUMAN, HARRY S. (1884-1972). Thirty-third president of the United States. DS. (“Harry Truman”). 3pp. Folio. Washington, January 15, 1952. To New Orleans businessman NICK CHRISTIANA, SR. (1911-1970). Countersigned by Truman’s Attorney General J. HOWARD McGRATH (1903-1966, “J. Howard McGrath”).
Whereas Nick Christiana was convicted in the United State District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on ten counts of an information (No. 21871), charging violation of Sections 904 and 925, Title 50, Appendix, United States Code, and, on June twenty-seventh, 1945, was sentenced to imprisonment for three years, to pay fines aggregating Eight thousand four hundred ninety-seven dollars and forty cents ($8,497.40), to stand committed, and also placed on probation for five years on condition that the fines be paid; and
Whereas the said Nick Christiana was received at the Federal Correctional Institution, Texarkana, Texas, the designated place of confinement, on July twenty-fourth, 1945, and released on parole July twenty-fourth, 1946, from the Federal Correctional Institution, Seagoville, Texas; and
Whereas the said Nick Christiana was discharged from parole supervision by expiration of sentence; and
Whereas it has been made to appear to me that the said Nick Christiana has been making payments of one hundred dollars ($100.00) per month for application on the aforesaid fines; and
Whereas it has been further made to appear to me that the said Nick Christiana, since his release from confinement, has conducted himself in a law abiding manner: