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Clinton Prison Profit and Loss Journal

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 a journal containing information on miscellaneous Clinton Prison financial accounts. Most of the information apparently relates to profit and loss in the prison's production of iron and nails. Information includes the individual's name, the amount of the account, and a shorthand description of the account. Also included is a summary of expenses and sales in iron and nail production.
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0.5 cubic feet (1 volume)
Inclusive Dates:
1870-1875
Bulk Dates:
(bulk 1871)
Series Number:
B1252

Arrangement

Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of a one-volume journal containing information on miscellaneous Clinton Prison financial accounts from 1870 to 1875. The bulk of the information apparently relates to profit and loss in the prison's production of iron and nails.

The majority of the volume consists of a listing of approximately 150 accounts dated May 20, 1871 containing the name of an individual, the amount of the account, and a shorthand description of the account. These accounts apparently were considered a financial loss to the prison. The journal also includes a summary of expenses and sales in iron and nail production, 1870-1875.

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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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