Report of the Prison Association of New York, Issue 32
26th, 1870, appendix: Transactions of the National Congress on Penitentiary and Reformatory Discipline [Cincinnati, 1870] Includes "Catalogue of works on criminal law, penology and prison discipline" (p. 588-622)
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Albany assault Asylum Author board of managers Board of Supervisors Burglary causes cent committed committee common jails convicts county clerks county jail county prisons county residence courts of record crimes against property discipline district work-house duty ELISHA HARRIS Elmira evil felons Females FERRIS JACOBS Grand larceny habitual criminals Habitual Criminals Act History Home House of Refuge houses of detention imprisonment improvement increase Industrial inmates Inspector institutions Judge Edmonds juvenile delinquents keeper Kings county labor Larceny from person Legislature Males moral number of persons offenders officers Oneida county OSWEGO COUNTY pauperism penal penitentiaries Petit larceny places police practical present Prison Association Protectory public justice punishment reform reformatory refuge boys Secretary sent sentence sheriff Sing Sing Sing Sing prison Sir Walter society sources of crime special sessions statistics street Superintendent tenement tion Total number trial women York young
Page 166 - Wherefore, lift up the hands that hang down, and the feeble knees, and make straight paths for your feet, lest that which is lame be turned out of the way.
Page 166 - 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 65 - ... in the legal custody and under the control pf the board of managers and subject at any time to be taken back within the enclosure of said reformatory...
Page 6 - Prisoners detained for trial, and those under sentence, shall be provided with a sufficient quantity of plain but wholesome food, at the expense of the county ; but prisoners detained for trial may, at their own expense, and under the direction of the keeper, be supplied with any other proper articles of food.
Page 7 - An act to organize the State lunatic asylum and more effectually to provide for the care, maintenance and recovery of the insane...
Page 67 - ... only if the board of parole is of opinion that there is reasonable probability that, if such prisoner is released, he will live and remain at liberty without violating the law, and that his release is not incompatible with the welfare of society.
Page 65 - ... to return to actual custody any conditionally released or paroled prisoner ; and it is hereby made the duty of all officers to execute said order the same as ordinary criminal process.
Page 70 - Reformatory, which appropriation shall be paid by the Treasurer, on the warrant of the Comptroller, upon the requisition of the board of managers, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.
Page 66 - ... of the prisoner, and based upon these, an estimate of the then present condition of the prisoner and the best probable plan of treatment. Upon such -register shall be entered...
Page 83 - By far the largest part — eighty per cent, at least — of crimes against property and against the person are perpetrated by individuals who have either lost connection with home life, or never had any, or whose homes had ceased to be sufficiently separate, decent, and desirable to afford what are regarded as ordinary wholesome influences of home and family.