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Inmate Letters, 1867 - 1898

Identifier: SC-0016-I-D-1

Scope and Contents

From the Sub-Series:

This sub-series contains residents' letters regarding leave requests and extensions, complaints, and requests for forgiveness of past indiscretions; requests for letters of recommendation; requests from relatives and friends of residents; documents concerning church attendance; and account ledgers related to bedding and clothing.


  • 1867 - 1898

Conditions Governing Access

Residents' personal files are closed for 50 years from the resident's death. If the decease date is unknown, records are closed for 72 years from the date when the item was created.


From the Sub-Series: 5 Linear Feet (Twelve standard document boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Series: English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This file originated from the Staten Island facility.


Repository Details

Part of the Stephen B. Luce Library Repository

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