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Report of the inspectors of the state-prison [New York prison reform]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06232.06 Author/Creator: Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: 1799/01/15 Pagination: 8 p. 22.2 x 13.6 cm

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06232.06 Author/Creator: Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: 1799/01/15 Pagination: 8 p. 22.2 x 13.6 cm

Summary of Content: Printed by Loring Andrews.

People:

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: PrisonerReform MovementPrison Reform

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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