1821.028: Bill to Amend Act establishing a Penitentiary House (2).

Published: 1821

Full Title: A bill to amend an act entitled, "An act to reduce into one the several acts and parts of acts for establishing a penitentiary house, and for the punishment of crimes."

Author: Virginia. General Assembly.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Thomas Ritchie

Description: 4 pgs.; 32 cm. (fol.).


Only known copy, held by the Library of Congress, lacks colophon; Thomas Ritchie, the public printer, was ordered on February 19, 1821, to print 250 copies of this amended bill for use of the Assembly; while Ritchie held an interest in the press office of Daniel Trueheart & Samuel Cary at this time, he also regularly subcontracted public work to that of Samuel Shepherd & William Pollard; absence of evidence for which press he assigned this item, so making him the only person identified with this title.

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