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New York State Prison for Women Expenditure Ledger

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 documents expenditures of the State Prison for Women in categories including salaries of prison officers; rations, clothing, and bedding; discharge and transportation of convicts; and repairs. The ledger lists date, individual or company receiving payment, a description of goods or services purchased, and amount paid.
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Quantity:
2 cubic feet (3 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1898-1910 (with gaps)
Series Number:
B1233

Arrangement

Arranged by category of expenditure, then by year and month.

Scope and Content Note

This series documents expenditures of the State Prison for Women for several years: October 1898 to September 1899; October 1903 to September 1904; and October 1909 to September 1910. Categories of expenditure include Salaries of Prison Officers, Rations, Clothing and Bedding, Discharge and Transportation of Convicts, Repairs, etc.

For each expenditure, the ledger lists the date of entry, name of individual or company receiving payment, a description of goods or services paid for, and the amount paid. The front of the volumes also include recapitulation or monthly prison receipts and expenditures.

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Custodial History

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

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