Annual Report, Issue 51

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26th, 1870, appendix: Transactions of the National Congress on Penitentiary and Reformatory Discipline [Cincinnati, 1870] Includes "Catalogue of works on criminal law, penology and prison discipline" (p. 588-622)

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Page 239 - ... the college of physicians and surgeons in the city of New York...
Page 681 - AN ACT to amend chapter four hundred and ten of the laws of eighteen hundred and eighty-two, entitled " An Act to consolidate into one act and to declare the special and local laws affecting public interests in the City of New York.
Page 893 - January, in the year one thousand eight hundred and ninety-seven, no person in any such prison, penitentiary, jail or reformatory, shall be required or allowed to work, while under sentence thereto, at any trade. Industry or occupation, wherein or whereby his work, or the product or profit of his work, shall be fanned out, contracted, given or sold to any person, firm, association or corporation.
Page 889 - ... to their years and capacities ; and they shall have power in their discretion to bind out the said children with their consent as apprentices or servants during their minority, to such persons, and at such places, to learn such proper trades and employments as in their judgment will be most for the reformation and .amendment, and the future benefit and advantage of such children...
Page 895 - The Legislature shall provide for a state board of charities, which shall visit and inspect all institutions, whether state, county, municipal, incorporated or not incorporated, which are of a charitable, eleemosynary, correctional or reformatory character...
Page 896 - Sheriffs shall hold no other office and be ineligible for the next term after the termination of their offices. They may be required by law to renew their security, from time to time; and in default of giving such new security, their offices shall be deemed vacant. But the county shall never be made responsible for the acts of the sheriff.
Page 894 - This section shall not be construed to prevent the Legislature from providing that convicts may work for, and that the products of their labor may be disposed of to, the State or any political division thereof...
Page 190 - ... between the first day of November and the first day of April...
Page 332 - One of the persons so appointed shall hold his office for one year, one for two years, one for three years, one for four years, one for five years, one for six years...
Page 885 - York shall be in law capable of purchasing, holding and conveying any estate real or personal for the use of the said corporation.

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