Annual Report of the Prison Association of New York

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Page 53 - January, in the year one thousand eight hundred and ninety-seven, no person in any such prison, penitentiary, jail or reformatory, shall be required or allowed to work, while under sentence thereto, at any trade, industry or occupation, wherein or whereby his work, or the product or profit of his work, shall be farmed out, contracted, given or sold to any person,- firm, association or corporation.
Page 17 - The objects of the association shall be — 1. The amelioration of the condition of prisoners, whether detained for trial, or finally convicted, or as witnesses. 2. The improvement of prison discipline, and the government of prisons, whether for cities, counties or States. 3. The support and encouragement of reformed convicts after their discharge, by affording them the means of obtaining an honest livelihood, and sustaining them in their efforts at reform.
Page 240 - ... to their years and capacities ; and they shall have power in their discretion to bind out the said children with their consent as apprentices or servants during their minority, to such persons, and at such places, to learn such proper trades and employments as in their judgment will be most for the reformation and .amendment, and the future benefit and advantage of such children...
Page 239 - A female department shall be formed, consisting of such females as shall be selected by the executive committee, who shall have charge of the interest and welfare of prisoners of their sex, under such regulations as the executive committee shall adopt. ARTICLE EIGHT.
Page 238 - York, at such time and place as the executive committee shall appoint, and at such other times as the president, or, in his absence, one of the vice-presidents, shall designate.
Page 122 - ... workhouse in the county of New York, and in their discretion to receive and take into the said workhouse all such persons as shall be taken up and committed as vagrants or disorderly persons, in said city, as the court of general sessions of the peace, or the court of special sessions, or the court of oyer and terminer, in said county, or any police magistrate, or the commissioner of the...
Page 162 - The said Executive Committee, by such committees as they shall from time to time appoint, shall have power, and it shall be their duty, to visit, inspect, and examine, all the prisons in the State, and annually report to the Legislature their state and condition, and all such other things in regard to them as may enable the Legislature to perfect their government and discipline.
Page 121 - ... minutes of their proceedings. They shall have a general superintendence and direction of the affairs of the society, and shall annually report to the society all their proceedings, and such other matters as shall be likely to advance the ends of the association. ARTICLE V.
Page 122 - This constitution may be amended by a vote of the majority of the society at any meeting thereof, provided notice of the amendment has been given at the next preceding meeting. The officers elected for the current year, under the constitution shall continue to be the officers thereof until others shall be duly chosen in their places. And it is hereby further enacted that 110 manager of said society shall receive any compensation for his services.
Page 191 - The said executive committee may, from time to time, make by-laws, ordinances and regulations, relative to the management and disposition of the estate, and concerns of said association and the management, government, instruction, discipline, and...

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