Author:WILLIAM H. WYANT

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

By: WILLIAM H. WYANT

Price: $585.99

Publisher: HARTFORD CONNECTICUT CT, 1832

Seller ID: 00MV70

Condition: Very Good


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 ... View more info