1805.075: Abstract of Prisoners Received into the Penitentiary.

Published: 1805

Full Title: Abstract of prisoners received into the jail & penitentiary house … Alexr. Quarrier. William W. Hening, Esq. chairman of the committee.

Author: Virginia. General Assembly. Committee on the Penitentiary.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Samuel Pleasants

Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; 46 cm. x 29 cm. (broadside).


Apparently a reprinting for public distribution of "Document No.1" of the documentary set (1805.072) ordered printed by the House of Delegates on December 26, 1805. This Assembly undertook a broad investigation into the operation of the state penitentiary at Richmond via a select committee chaired by Hening; its work had been completed when Hening accepted a position on the Council of State on January 3, 1806.

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