Missouri Penitentiary Board of Inspectors records  1843-1854
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Title: Missouri Penitentiary Board of Inspectors records
Creator: Missouri Penitentiary. Board of Inspectors
Inclusive dates: 1843-1854
Extent: 277 pages
Abstract:
The Minutes of the Board of Inspectors of the Missouri State Penitentiary were kept irregularly during the somewhat irregular meetings of the Board between 1843 and 1854. The most detailed sections of the minute book were kept in 1843, when the existing prison structures were being improved (with the use of convict labor) and when a rash of prison escapes led to inquiries into the lessees' management of the prison.

Language: The material is in English.
Repository: William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
909 S. University Ave.
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190
Phone: 734-764-2347
Web Site: www.clements.umich.edu