Vol. A- Admissions book Eastern State

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TitleVol. A- Admissions book Eastern State
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AbstractRecord of admission of prisoners number 20 through 1124, including name, crime, sentence, place of origin, race/ethnicity, time in and time out, and comments on moral and educational condition. Some also include notes on previous convictions or progress made while incarcerated. A typical entry: "No. 58, Dec. 14, 1830. Saml Davis, Mulatto, Rape 12 yrs. Exceedingly excited, Enraged at the Judge & threatened revenge, Swore if knife or Pistol could be had, would revenge his wrongs upon his prosecutor also had sold himself to the Devil & meant to rush on to hell for revenge -- did not wish to hear of religion. Pardoned Nov. 21, 1842."
Subject (lcsh) Government Affairs, Law, Philadelphia History, Prisoners--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia, Prisons--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia, Socia
Subject (lcsh) State Penitentiary for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
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Digital Originborn digitial
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Date Issued1838
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TitleMss.365.P381p_EasternState_Vol.A.
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