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Log of actions relating to inmates awaiting execution

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 volume tracks activity relating to inmates who were awaiting execution at Sing Sing Prison. For each inmate, the log lists dates for the following categories when applicable: awaiting execution; commuted to life sentence; new trial granted; died while awaiting execution; escaped; and disposition of case on reversal of judgement.
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Quantity:
0.3 cu. ft. (1 volume)
Inclusive Dates:
1892-1907
Series Number:
B1242

Arrangement

Chronological by date of action.

Scope and Content Note

This volume tracks activity relating to inmates who were awaiting execution at Sing Sing Prison from 1892 to 1907. For each of these inmates, the log lists dates for the following categories when applicable: awaiting execution; commuted to life sentence; new trial granted; died while awaiting execution; escaped; and disposition of case on reversal of judgement.

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

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Related Materials

Series B1244 Log of actions relating to inmates scheduled for execution, contains related records documenting inmates scheduled for execution at Sing Sing Prison.

Custodial History

Originally accessioned as part of old collection #516B, accession -444.

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