Research

Audited accounts for new construction

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 information used to track expenditures for construction of new buildings for the House of Refuge on Randalls Island including a school, dining rooms, and a "female house." For each building, information includes payment date; to whom or for what payment was made; payment amount; and certification by member of Finance Committee that account is correct. Much of the writing in this volume has been obliterated by water damage.
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Quantity:
0.1 cu. ft. (1 volume)
Inclusive Dates:
1861-1862
Series Number:
A3254

Arrangement

Arranged by building, then chronological by date of payment.

Scope and Content Note

This volume tracks expenditures for construction of new buildings ("houses") for the House of Refuge on Randalls Island. New buildings included a school, dining rooms, and a "female house."

For each building, information provided includes: date of payment; to whom or for what payment made; amount of payment; and certification by member of Finance Committee that account is correct.

Much of the writing in this volume has been obliterated by water damage.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions regarding access to or use of the material.

Custodial History

The Dept. of Correction placed these records on loan to the Syracuse University Library from 1960-1977.

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