Massachusetts Archives


Daily reports [Massachusetts State Prison]

Part of: Massachusetts State Prison

Daily reports, 1805-1884.

14 volumes
Call no.: HS9.01/285X

Scope and Content: The State Prison was opened in 1805 at Charlestown, Boston, as a successor to the prison on Castle Island.  During 1878-1884 the prison was closed and inmates kept at Concord.  With that exception, Charlestown remained the state prison until replaced by Massachusetts Correctional Institution, Walpole, 1955-1956.
Arrangement: Arranged chronologically
Notes: Transferred to Archives from MCI Walpole, 1981. Transferred to Archives from MCI Cedar Junction, 1994. Transferred to Archives from MCI Cedar Junction, 1997. Files for 1805-1808, 1813-1824, 1826-1835, 1840-1863, 1874-1876, 1878-1884 only; some years incomplete. Volume 12 is draft for part of volumes 11
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