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Journal of expenditures for shirt industry

Held by the New York State Archives


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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of a daily record of purchases of cloth and other items relating to tailoring, apparently for a shirt industry at Clinton State Prison. Entries include the quantity, description, and price of the article purchased, with subtotals for each purchase. Also included are expenses for travel and other purposes.
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0.3 cu. ft. (1 volume)
Inclusive Dates:
1891-1892
Series Number:
B0112

Scope and Content Note

This series is a daily record of purchases of cloth and other items relating to tailoring, apparently for a shirt industry at Clinton State Prison. Each entry gives the quantity, description, and price of the article purchased, with subtotals for each purchase. Also included are various expenses for travel and other purposes. The numbers in the margin indicate posting to ledger. A law of 1889 required the agent and warden of each prison to keep detailed accounts of all receipts and disbursements.

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