1821.016: Substitute for Bill to Amend Act establishing a Penitentiary House.
Full Title: Substitute proposed by Mr. Chamberlayne for the bill, to reduce into one act the several acts and parts of acts for establishing a public jail and penitentiary house, and for the punishment of crimes.
Author: Virginia. General Assembly.
Place Issued: Richmond
Issuing Press: Thomas Ritchie
Description: 13 pgs.; 33 cm. (fol.).
Alternative proposed to the Bill to Amend Act establishing a Penitentiary House (1821.011) which was offered on January 18, 1821. Title lacks imprint; Thomas Ritchie, the public printer, was ordered on January 29, 1821, to print 250 copies of this bill for the use of the Assembly; while Ritchie held an interest in press office of Daniel Trueheart & Samuel Cary at this time, he also regularly subcontracted public work to that of Samuel Shepherd & William Pollard; the absence of evidence for which press he assigned this item, so making him the only tradesman identified with this title.
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