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TABLE XIX.–Tabular view of State prison statistics for 1868—Continued.

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Preaching occasionally.
Preaching to men a. m., and to women p.

m; weekly prayer meeting and Bible
class.

Kentucky.
Louisiana.
Maine

300 No provision of law; wife of warden No resident chaplain ; pastors preach in gives instruction voluntarily.

No chaplain ; preaching by city pastors ;

Sabbath school. 2,000 | Prison school two evenings per week. Daily service of prayer in chapel ; preach

ing and Sunday-school on Sabbath; prayer

pital; Sabbath-school. School 24 hours twice a week, with Preaching and convicts' prayer meeting

Indiana:

Northern
Southern

7.50
6.72

0.50 0.25

69.00 80.00

0.68 1.00

81.00

19.00

Iowa,

10. 69

0.55

60.00

1.07

70.00

30.00

1,000 Reading and writing taught in Sunday Preaching, Sunday-school, and prayer school.

; meeting on Sabbath ; three prayer meet

ings during week. Sunday school and lessons by chaplain Preaching and Sunday-school every Sab

bath. School two hours every Sunday morning. Preaching and Bible class every Sabbath ;

prayer meetings on Sabbath and Wed

nesday.
200 None.

Preaching and Sunday-school every Sab

bath.

Kansas

8. 16

3. 40

66.00

0.68

80.00

20.00

9.00

1.00

100.00

1. 10

95.00

5.00

15. 22

90.00

3. 63

80.00

20.00

Maryland.

20.08

88.00

3.05

88.00

12.00

Massachusetts.

6. 22

0.36

80.00

1. 10

63.00

37.00

Michigan :

State prison

turn every Sabbath. None.

meeting on Wednesday. Prison school one hour every Sabbath Preaching every Sabbath, first to men and morning.

then to women; also brief service in hos

weekly lectures mostly of a scientific every Sabbath. cast.

0.48

0.98

1. 81

74.00

26.00

0.68

2.05

77.00

2. 05

50.00

50.00

Detroit House of Correction. (State prison for certain pur

poses.)

None as far as appears from report.
School every evening-

Preaching and Sunday-school.
None.

Preaching on Sabbath.
2,000 Lessons given by 3 teachers 2 hours Preaching every Sabbath and Sunday.
cvery evening at cell doors.

school.
1,000 Lessons by 2 teachers 2 hours every Preaching on Sabbath ; Sunday-school.

evening at cell doors. 3,000 Lessons given by 5 teachers every even- Preaching weekly, both in male and femalo

ing in male prison, and every day prison; Sunday-school in latter.

Preaching every Sabbath morning.

4. 50

0.02

83.00

2.28

75.00

25. 00

13. 84

1.54

Oregon
Pennsylvania:

Easteru Penitentiary
Western Penitentiary

5. 78

93. 00

1. 11

73.00

27.00

7. 79

69.00

0. 68

66.00

34. 00

Little if any attention appears to be Preaching every Sabbath and Sundaygiven to this matter.

school. Prison school every evening taught by Preaching every Sabbath by volunteer the better educated convicts.

clergymen. Lessons given in cells averaging about Preaching every Sabbath in the several one lesson weekly.

corridors.
Prison school without suitable accommo- Preaching on the Sabbath and Sunday.
dations, how often not stated.

school.
Prison scool every evening taught by Preaching every Sabbath and Sunday -
officers.

school.
None..

Preaching every Sabbath. Prison school on Sunday.

Preaching every Sabbath and Sunday.

school,

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33. 00 400 None.

Preaching every Sabbath; Bible class

weekly.
2.00 500 None by law; taught reading in Sunday Church service every Sabbath a. m.; Sun-
school.

day-school p. m; morning and evening

prayers daily.
44.00

Prison school every Saturday morning. Preaching every Sabbath. 28.00 | 16, 825

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35. 16

1. 73

65. 00

1. 59

73.00

27. 00

1, 100

Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri..
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey..
New York:

Auburn.

4.17

69.00

12.50
14. 39
22. 52

44.00
86.00
63. 00

1.51
0.70

56.00
14.00
37.00

1.22

3. 48

0.21

62.00

1. 05

77.00

23.00

None

Preaching once a week.
None

in female.
1, 200 None.

Clinton

2. 47

1.16

69.00

1. 43

63. 00

37.00

Sing Sing, (male and female)

2. 86

1.08

62.00

1. 08

54.00

46.00

4. 38

75.00

3. 28

52.00

48.00

Albany Penitentiary, (U.S.

prison for District of

Columbia.)
North Carolina
Ohio

Texas
Vermont.

* No library.

1,500 Sunday school books. None.

† Nearly all of these, “at least 95 per cent.,” escaped from public works and not from the prison. TABLE XIX.--Tabular view of State prison statistics for 1868—Continued.

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Alabama
Arkansas
California.
Connecticut

Reading. Scriptures, remarks and prayer by Can write once in six weeks, or oftenerif neces- can see friends once every three or four weeks.
chaplain.

sary; can receive letters every Sabbath. In presence of officer. All correspondence examined.

Delaware
Florida
Georgia.
Illinois

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Through principal keeper, not stated how often At any time by consent of principal keeper. At the burial of a convict, the chaplain offers Letters may be sent every two months, and re. The general rule is a visit once in three months.; prayer. “No attendance of prisoners.' ceived at all times. Correspondence subject in some cases once in thirty days.

to inspection. Moral newspapers allowed.

Indiana :

Northern
Southern

All convicts not on contract attend corpse to Convicts write as often as they choose, on con- | Visits are allowed every two weeks.

grave, also chaplain, warden, and other offi- dition of good behavior. For misconduct, cers. Singing, remarks, and prayer at grave. privilege withdrawn for one month.

Iowa.
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

Prisoners can write once in three months ; can Visits of friends every three months ; business
receive all letters written to them.

calls can be made whenever necessary.
Service in chapel, at which all convicts are Allowed to write every three months, at State's Allowed twenty minutes' interview in presence
assembled.
expense, and weekly at their own.

Can write letters once in three months ; can Prisoners can see their friends once in three
receive all sent. All letters examined.

of an officer, whenever their friends come to

see them. Service in chapel. All attend.

months.

Maryland.
Massachusetts

Michigan :

State prison
Detroit House of Correction

(S.P. for certain purposes.)
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri.

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Reading Scriptures, short address, and prayer can write monthly at expense of State; oftener Resident relatives weekly, non-residents when. in chapel. at their own. All letters examined.

ever they come, always in presence of an officer.

Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York:

Auburn.

Write once in three months ; receive letters at Can receive visits every threo months, always

any time. Correspondence all examined by in presence of an officer.

chaplain. Same as above

Same as above.

Clirton

Same as above

Same as above. Can write once a month, receive letters when. Once a month in presence of officer.

ever sent. All letters examined.

Sing Sing, (male and female)
Albany Penitentiary, (U.S. | None

None, as far as appears.
Oregon

None, as far as appears.
Pennsylvania :

Eastern Penitentiary Nono
Western Penitentiary.

None.
Rhode Island

Religious services in chapel, in presence of

convicts.
South Carolina.

None
Tennessee

None
Texas.
Vermont.

Reading Scriptures, exhortation, singing, and

prayer, in chapel. Virginia

All work stopped ; religious service in chapel.

All attend ; fifty or more go to grave. West Virginia Wisconsin

prison for Dis. Columbia.) North Carolina Ohio

Can write once a month, subject to inspection. Can receivę visits once in three months, oftenor

if sick.
Can write once a month; all letters examined. No fixed period.
Can write once a month.

All visitors received.

Letters once in three months; all letters ex

amined.

Can see friends at any time, in presence of an

officer.
Once in six weeks; oftener, by permission of

warden.

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