History of the Albany Penitentiary

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J. Munsell, 1867 - Buildings - 273 pages
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Page 45 - Constitution, one of whom shall hold his office for one year, one for two years, and one for three years.
Page 223 - ONE there is, above all others, Well deserves the name of Friend ; His is love beyond a brother's, Costly, free, and knows no end.
Page 46 - Of the members first appointed one shall serve for one year, one for two years, and one for three years from the first day of...
Page 207 - Oh, to grace how great a debtor, Daily I'm constrained to be ! Let that grace, Lord, like a fetter, Bind my wandering heart to Thee...
Page 39 - He is to use his best exertions to promote the moral and religious welfare of the prisoners, as well as the harmony and general interest of the institution.
Page 218 - Fight the good Fight of Faith, and lay hold on Eternal life...
Page 33 - He shall exercise a general supervision and direction, in regard to the discipline and police of the Prison, and to the business concerns thereof, shall make all purchases for the support of the prisoners and proper management of the institution...
Page 46 - ... of the prisoners, and to make such rules and regulations as they may deem expedient and necessary, provided, however, that such rules and regulations shall not conflict with the laws of the state, Or with the general rules and regulations now adopted by this joint meeting.
Page 184 - Christian faith, has been presented, almost within our own day, as a warning beacon for the nations. On the other hand, the cultivation of the religious sentiment represses licentiousness, incites to general benevolence and the practical acknowledgment of the brotherhood of man, inspires respect for law and order, and gives strength to the whole social fabric, at the same time that it conducts the human soul upward to the Author of its being.
Page 211 - Now, Lord, I would be thine alone, And wholly live to Thee ; But may I hope that Thou wilt own A worthless worm like me ? 6 Yes ! though of sinners I'm the worst, I cannot doubt thy will ; For if Thou hadst not loved me first, I had refused Thee still.

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