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Accounts of monies expended at Auburn Prison


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New York State Archives
New York State Education Department
Cultural Education Center
Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of vouchers for payment submitted to the Comptroller's Office by officials at Auburn Prison. Expenditures are listed for prison maintenance items such as food, utensils, and clothing, as well as for administrative items such as office supplies. Payments for guards and yard keepers also appear, as do expenses for the discharge of prisoners. Agents' reports, monthly compiled statistical accounts of expenditures, are found for some months.
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Inclusive Dates:
1871-1873
Series Number:
A1062

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of vouchers for payment submitted to the Comptroller's Office by officials at Auburn Prison. Expenditures are listed for prison maintenance items such as food, utensils, and clothing, as well as for administrative items such as office supplies. Payments for guards and yard keepers also appear, as do expenses for the discharge of prisoners. Agents' reports, monthly compiled statistical accounts of expenditures, are found for some months.

Related Material

Series A1150, Accounts, vouchers, and reports on building and maintenance of Auburn Prison, and Series A1151, Auburn Prison accounts and vouchers of agent and warden, both contain additional accounts of funds expended at Auburn Prison during the nineteenth century.

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