1808.003: Report of Visitors of the Penitentiary with Governor's Letter.

Published: 1808

Full Title: Extract from the proceedings of a quarterly meeting of the visitors at the jail and penitentiary house, on the 15th December, 1807. "Resolved, unanimously, that the Honorable Creed Taylor, James Lownes, and Thomas Ladd, members of this Board, be requested to prepare a report upon the penitentiary system, for the information of the Legislature ...

Author: Visitors of the Virginia Penitentiary.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Samuel Pleasants

Description: 20 pgs.; 23 cm. (8vo).


Report was presented to the Assembly on January 18. 1808 under cover of a letter from Gov. William H. Cabell; Pleasants was then ordered to print 250 copies for the use of the House in their deliberations; text is signed in print by the three visitors and dated December 30, 1807.

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