Massachusetts Archives


Account books [Massachusetts State Prison]

Part of: Massachusetts State Prison

Account books, 1827-1855.

1 volume and 1 file folder
Call no.: HS9.01/293X

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: Volume 2 Arranged chronologically. arranged by vendor, thereunder chronologically
Notes: Transferred to Archives from MCI Walpole, 1981
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