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Page 411 - Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers, Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, Without understanding, covenant breakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful...
Page 483 - ... not contrary to law, as they may deem proper; and may appoint such officers, agents and servants as they may deem necessary to transact the business of the said association, and may designate their duties. And the said executive committee shall make an annual report...
Page 485 - I have compared the preceding with an original law on file in this office, and do certify that the same is a correct transcript therefrom and of the whole of said original...
Page 484 - Statutes are invested in inspectors of county prisons and the duties of the keepers of each prison that they may examine shall be the same in relation to them, as in the section aforesaid, are imposed on the keepers of such prisons in relation to the inspectors thereof; provided, that no such examination or inspection of any prison shall be made until an order for that purpose to be granted by the chancellor of this State, or one of the judges of the Supreme Court, or by a...
Page 481 - 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 481 - York, and by that name have the powers that, by the third title of the eighteenth chapter of the first part of the Revised Statutes,, are declared to belong to every corporation; and shall be capable of purchasing, holding and conveying any...
Page 483 - BH"W«act, may, from time to time, make by-laws, ordinances and regulations, relative to the management and disposition of the estate and concerns of the said corporation, and the management, government, instruction, discipline, employment and disposition of the...
Page 483 - ... and servants as they may deem necessary to transact the business of the said association, and may designate their duties. And the said executive committee shall make an annual report to the Legislature and to the corporation of the city of New York, of the number of persons received by them into the said workhouse, the disposition which shall be made of them by instructing or employing them therein, the receipts and expenditures of said executive committee, and generally all such facts and particulars...
Page 23 - An allowance for good conduct shall be made of one month on each of the first two years ; of two months on each succeeding year to the fifth year; of three months on each following year to the tenth year ; and of four months on each remaining year of the time of their imprisonment.