Acts of Assembly Relating to the Eastern State Penitentiary

Acts of Assembly Relating to the Eastern State Penitentiary

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...or as a gratuity, under the penalty of one hundred dollars and imprisonment for thirty days in the County Jail, and when any breach of this article shall come to the knowledge of the Warden or Inspectors, the overseer or overseers so offending shall be immediately discharged from his office, and prosecuted for the said offence according to law. No overseer who shall have been discharged for any offence whatever, shall again be employed.--Section S, Act of April 23rd, 1829. 73 Of The Duties Of The Physician. The Physician shall visit every prisoner in the prison twice in every week, and oftener if the state of their health require it, and shall report once in every month to the Inspectors. He shall attend immediately on notice from the Warden that any person is sick. He shall examine every prisoner that shall be brought into the Penitentiary, before he shall be confined in his cell. Whenever, in the opinion of the Physician, any convict in the Penitentiary is so ill as to require removal, the Warden shall direct such removal to the infirmary of the Institution, and the prisoner shall be kept in the infirmary until the Physician shall certify that he may be removed without injury to his health, and he shall then be removed to his cell. He shall visit the patients in the infirmary at least once in every day, and he shall give such directions for the health and cleanliness of the prisoners, and when necessary, as to the alteration of their diet, as he may deem expedient, which the Warden shall have executed: Provided, They shall not be contrary to the provisions of this Act, or inconsistent with the safe custody of the said prisoners; and the directions he may give, whether complied with or not, shall be entered on the journal of the Warden and on...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123658855X
  • 9781236588555