Research

Clinton Prison Voucher 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:
The Clinton Prison voucher register provides a chronological list of all vouchers paid by the prison agent in response to invoices received from contractors. Information includes the sequential number of the voucher; the name of the issuing agent; the names of the contractors being paid; and a description of the goods and services supplied. Also included is a running total of voucher amounts paid.
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Quantity:
1 cubic foot (2 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1848-1873
Series Number:
B1247

Arrangement

Chronological by year, then numerical by voucher number.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of two volumes of the Clinton Prison voucher register (sometimes known as a voucher abstract). Volume 1 covers January 1848 to September 1851; Volume 2 covers October 1851 to December 1873 (with a gap from July to November 1873). This record consists of a chronological list of all vouchers paid by the prison agent in response to invoices received from contractors.

Entries were made in the register as vouchers were prepared listing the sequential number of the voucher, the name of the agent issuing the voucher, the names of the contractors being paid, and a description of the goods and services supplied. A new sequence of vouchers was begun every October 1st. The register also contains a running total of the voucher amounts paid.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

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

Custodial History

Originally accessioned as part of old collection #512E, accession -443.

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