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Financial records relating to maintenance of Clinton Prison

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of the Clinton prison agent's monthly estimates of money required for payroll, prisoner maintenance and operation of the prison iron works. Also included are abstracts of vouchers accompanied by original receipted vouchers submitted for audit; and inventories of prison property including the iron works.
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1 cu. ft.
Inclusive Dates:
1845-1868
Series Number:
A1153

Arrangement

Roughly chronological by year.

Scope and Content Note

Series consists of the prison agent's monthly estimates of money required for payroll, maintenance of prisoners, operation of the prison iron works, and other purposes, all itemized on separate schedules; abstracts of vouchers submitted to the Comptroller for audit, accompanied by original receipted vouchers; and inventories of prison property, including the iron works. Construction of the prison was authorized by a law of 1844; operations were governed by a law of 1847.

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