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Commonwealth of Massachusetts. [electronic resource] : In Senate, June 3d, 1817. Ordered--that so much of His Excellency's speech, as relates to the state prison, be committed to the Hon. Messrs. Pickman and Sullivan, with such as the Honourable House may join ...

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Massachusetts. General Court.
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[Boston : s.n., 1817]
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30 p. ; 22 cm.
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Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 41362.
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To the Honourable the Senate and House of Representatives, in General Court assembled.
The commissioners appointed, pursuant to a resolve of the legislature, passed on the thirteenth day of December last, "to inquire, by the most ready and economical manner, into the mode of governing the penitentiary of Pennsylvania, and others of a similar nature--to consider at large the subject of the state prison, and to report any improvement which can be made in the government, organization, or enlargement of that establishment ..." respectfully submit the following report.
Subjects:
Massachusetts State Prison.
Prisons -- United States.
Punishment.
Place of Publication:
United States Massachusetts Boston.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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Consists of the report of the joint committee preceded by the resolutions of the Senate and House appointing its members. Accompanied by two bills and four resolutions.
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The report proper has caption: To the Honourable the Senate and House of Representatives, in General Court assembled. The commissioners appointed, pursuant to a resolve of the legislature, passed on the thirteenth day of December last, "to inquire, by the most ready and economical manner, into the mode of governing the penitentiary of Pennsylvania, and others of a similar nature--to consider at large the subject of the state prison, and to report any improvement which can be made in the government, organization, or enlargement of that establishment ..." respectfully submit the following report.
Signed on p. 23: R. Sullivan, James T. Austin, William Tudor, Jr.
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2004-2007] Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 41362).
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Contributor:
Sullivan, Richard, 1779-1861.
Austin, James Trecothick, 1784-1870.
Tudor, William, 1779-1830.
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