Lincolns pardon was fake

Amatuerhistorian Thomas Lowry has confessed that he faked the date on the pardon signed by US president Abraham Lincoln which would have given a prisoner sentensed to death parol, the same day that Lincoln was shot.

Acording to the faked date the pardon was from 14th of April 1865 but the real date was the 14th of April 1864. Lowry become famous for his findings in 1998 and then made a carrer as a specialist on Lincoln, he will not be punished by the law since the crime already is prescribed.