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Chaplain's Office statistical register

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 provides summary background information on inmates. Entries include inmate number and name; color; date received; county where convicted; date of sentence; length of sentence; crime; previous occupation; nativity; age; habits; education; family relations; former convictions; whether employed or idle when crime was committed; date of discharge; and remarks.
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Quantity:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 volume)
Inclusive Dates:
[ca. 1889-1897
Series Number:
B0105

Arrangement

Alphabetic by first letter of last name, then chronological by date received.

Scope and Content Note

This volume provides summary background information on inmates.

Each entry in the register gives the following information: inmate number and name; color; date received; county where convicted; date of sentence; length of sentence; crime; previous occupation; nativity (state or country); age; habits (liquor, tobacco); education (public school, academy, college); family relations (married, single, children, home training, religion, religion of parents); former convictions; whether employed or idle when crime was committed; date of discharge; and remarks. Chaplains were appointed pursuant to a law of 1889 and earlier statutes.

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