Acts of the General Assembly Relating to the Eastern State Penitentiary: And to the New Prisons of the City and County of Philadelphia

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J.W. Allen, 1831 - 24 pages
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Page 9 - ... shall have in his custody or possession any paper adapted to the making of such notes, and similar to the paper upon which any such notes shall have been issued, with intent to use such paper, or cause or suffer the same to be used, in forging or counterfeiting any of the notes...
Page 9 - ... forging or counterfeiting any bill or note in imitation of or purporting to be a bill or note issued by order of the president, directors and company of the said bank...
Page 9 - Labor or other proper officer ; and any person who has in his control, custody, or possession any metallic plate engraved after the similitude of any plate from which any such certificate has been printed, with intent to use such plate or suffer the same to be used in forging or counterfeiting any such certificate or any part thereof...
Page 9 - That if any person shall make or engrave, or cause, or procure to be made or engraved, or shall have in his custody or possession, any metallic plate, engraved after the similitude of any plate from which any notes or bills, issued by the said corporation, shall have been...
Page 16 - Speaker and members of the Senate, the Speaker and members of the House of Representatives, the Secretary of the Commonwealth, the Judges of the Supreme Court, the...
Page 13 - ... shall keep a journal, in which shall be regularly entered the reception, discharge, death, pardon or escape of any prisoner, and also the complaints...
Page 18 - And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the Governor be, and he is hereby authorised and required to issue his warrant to the State Treasurer, in favour of the inspectors of the...
Page 9 - ... any other body politic or person; or shall sell, utter or deliver, or cause to be sold, uttered or delivered, any forged or counterfeit note or bill in imitation, or purporting to be a bill or note issued by order of the president and directors...
Page 13 - The warden shall appoint the under-keepers, who shall be called overseers, and all necessary servants, and dismiss them whenever he thinks proper, or the board of inspectors direct him so to do. He shall report all infractions of the rules to the inspectors, and with the approbation of one of them, may punish the offender, in such manner as shall be directed in the rules to be enacted by the inspectors, concerning the treatment of prisoners. He shall not absent himself from the Penitentiary for a...
Page 12 - The inspectors in their weekly visits to the several places of confinement shall speak to each person confined therein out of the presence of any of the persons employed therein; shall listen to any complaints that may be made of oppression or ill conduct of the persons so employed, examine into the truth thereof, and proceed therein when the complaint is well founded; and on such visits they shall have the calendar of the prisoners furnished to them by the warden, and see by actual inspection whether...

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