1832 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT ALS DETAILING CONDITIONS AT THE STATE PRISON IN WETHERSFIELD CT

By: WILLIAM H. WYANT

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On offer is an interesting early Connecticut handwritten ALS with social comment regarding convicts and prisons by WM. H. WYANT dated Hartford, Ct., 1832, 1p, folio, plus integral address leaf. Describes visit to the State Prison at Wethersfield, three miles from Hartford. "...to behold its unhappy inmates (Surely the way of the transgressor is hard) I passed through the various Work Shops both of men and women the women where employed in making Segars, the men in Workin Iron, Wood and Leather & the largest number of Workmen where Shoe Makers. negroes and Whites all together. I should not like such Shopmates." Seal tear top edge affects a few words otherwise VG.

Title: 1832 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT ALS DETAILING CONDITIONS AT THE STATE PRISON IN WETHERSFIELD CT

Author Name: WILLIAM H. WYANT

Categories: 19th Century Manuscript, Books and Manuscripts General Overview,

Publisher: HARTFORD CONNECTICUT CT, 1832

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Manuscript

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 00MV70

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