Annual Report of the Prison Association of New York for the Year ..., Volumes 63-66


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Página 99 - ... shall be capable in law by that name and style, of purchasing, holding, and conveying any estate real or personal for the use of the said corporation.
Página 11 - 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.
Página 97 - The society shall meet annually in the city of New 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. ARTICLE VI.
Página 83 - ... committee shall have power to add to any of the standing committees such persons as, in their opinion, may be likely to promote the objects of the society ; and shall have power to fill any vacancy which may occur in any of the offices of the association, intermediate the annual meetings. ARTICLE XI. This constitution may be...
Página 100 - Any person contributing annually to the funds of the association not less than five dollars shall, owing to such contribution, be a member thereof. A contribution of five hundred dollars shall constitute a life .patron; a contribution of one hundred dollars shall constitute...
Página 97 - ... such contribution, be a member thereof. A contribution of five hundred dollars shall constitute a life patron ; a contribution of one hundred dollars shall constitute an honorary member of the association for life ; and a contribution of fifty dollars shall constitute a member of the association for life.
Página 64 - But he who desires to inflict rational punishment does not retaliate for a past wrong which cannot be undone; he has regard to the future, and is desirous that the man who is punished, and he who sees him punished, may be deterred from doing wrong again.
Página 100 - ... 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.

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