Research

Cashbook

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 cashbook that served as an on-going record of the prison's income, expenditures, and cash balances. The funds relate principally to prison industries. Recorded under various prison accounts, information includes cash receipts, deposits, balances and cash disbursements.
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Quantity:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 volume)
Inclusive Dates:
1889-1892
Series Number:
B1232

Arrangement

Entries are divided into either receipts or disbursements, then chronological by date of entry.

Scope and Content Note

The function of the cashbook was to provide an on-going record of the prison's income, expenditures, and cash balance from September 2, 1889 to September 30, 1892. The funds relate principally to various prison industries. The volume's pages are paired with the left page containing entries for cash receipts, deposits, and balances and the right page containing entries for cash disbursements. Entries on both pages are made under various prison accounts (i.e., Brass, Broom, Chair, Iron Castings, etc.). Both pages contain balances which are carried over to the next set of pages.

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Access Restrictions

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

Custodial History

Originally accessioned as part of old collection #500K, accession -441.

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