Decree Abolishing the Penalty of Hanging


Andalusian Archives

Andalusian Archives

Decree issued by the Extraordinary General Courts abolishing the penalty of hanging and replacing it with the use of the garrote for prisoners sentenced to death. Cortes Generales Extraordinarias.


  • Title: Decree Abolishing the Penalty of Hanging
  • Date Created: 1812-01-24
  • Location: Cádiz (Spain)
  • Physical Dimensions: 30 x 21,5 cm
  • Type: Textual document
  • Medium: Paper
  • Signature: ES.18087.ARCHGR/01RACH//Caja 4345, pieza 16.
  • Origin: Archivo de la Real Chancillería de Granada

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