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State Penitentiary-1872


Posted By: cheryl moonen (email)
Date: 9/8/2017 at 11:08:35

Thursday, August 1, 1872
Paper: Anamosa Eureka (Anamosa, Iowa)
Page: 2


The report of the Warden of the State Penitentiary for the month of June shows the number of convicts to be 202. The receipts for the month were $16,873.78; expenditures, $4,129.80. Discharged by expiration of sentence, 13; pardoned, 1,

Alexander Cairns, who had been in jail in Delhi for two months, for threatening to kill a young lady because she would not marry him, had exhibited more and more unmistakable signs of insanity, until last week he was taken to the State Insane Asylum.


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