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Book of general and special orders

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 copies of general and special orders from Agent and Warden of Clinton State Prison concerning the duties of keepers and guards, rules for prisoners, and other administrative procedures.
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Quantity:
0.3 cu. ft. (1 volume)
Inclusive Dates:
1873-1874
Series Number:
B0110

Arrangement

Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

Copies of general and special orders from Agent and Warden of Clinton State Prison concerning the duties of keepers and guards, rules for prisoners, and other administrative procedures. A law of 1847 required the wardens of state prisons to give "necessary directions to the keepers" and to keep a book of general orders.

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Access Restrictions

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

Custodial History

This volume also contains series B0109, Agent's Book of Contracts.

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