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Robbery
Attempt to commit larceny from the person
Lewd and lascivious cohabitation
Maintaining a liquor nuisance
Larceny in a vessel
Unlawfully selling intoxicating liquors
Obtaining property by false pretences
Attempt to commit robbery
Making an assault with intent to rob
Vagrancy
Assault with a knife
Perjury :
Assault with intent to murder
Falsely pretending to be an officer of the peace
Unlawfully rescuing a prisoner from the lawful custody

of an officer
Cruelty to a horse
Common night-walker

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365

The prisoners have been employed during this period as follows:

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The following named persons have been pardoned by the Governor :

Charles W. B. Polk, pardoned Dec. 25, 1871.
William Roonan,

Apr. 25, 1872

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The following named persons have been discharged by order of the Municipal Court:

Alexander McDonald, discharged Dec. 19, 1871.
Albert Kelley,

21,
Michael Donovan,

23,
Patrick Curley,
Bridget Donnelly,

Jan. 3, 1872.
William Ragan,

6,
Dennis Murray,

11, William Dyer,

12, Samuel S. Atkins,

13, Jeremiah Lahan,

30, Edward Welch,

30,
Thomas Dorr,

Feb. 3,
Edward McDonald,

7,
Daniel Hurley,
Michael Collins,
Patrick McFadden,
William Locke,

24,
James Brown,

Mar. 2,
Charles Murphy,

11,
Charles H. Quimby,

12, John Ranny,

13, John Gerry,

23, Timothy Burke,

23, Daniel Buckley,

28,
William T. Harrington,

Apr. 4,
Charles Johnson,

6,
John Davis,

10, Michael Reardon,

10,
William W. Lindsey,

25,
Charles McCarty,
Frederick Parker,

May 7,
John Dalton,

7,
Patrick Sullivan,

15,

21,

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20,

The following named persons have died :

Sandy Earle, died Jan. 5, 1872.
Peter Ferround,

Mar. 6,
William Jones,
Daniel Blue,

Apr. 17,

11,

The following named persons have paid fine and costs, and been discharged :

Timothy Murray, paid Dec. 18, 1871.
James Cahill,

29,
Edward McCame, Jan. 16, 1872.
Herbert Rooney,

16,
William H. Hudson, " Feb. 3,
James McMahan,

Mar. 7,
Joseph Mitchell

19,
James Murray,

23, Peter McSheane,

30,
William Porter,

Apr. 8,
Angus McDonald,
Patrick H. Grady,

9,
Frank McGovern,

23, John Gordon,

24, Thomas Kelley,

26, Daniel Mahoney,

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May 14,
John Murphy,

20,
James Murphy,

22, Charles A. Moody,

28, Mary Folland,

June 16,

9,

66

The following named persons have been transferred to State Lunatic Hospital for treatment :

James alias William Brown, transferred Jan. 25, 1872. Henry Shuttle,

Apr. 17, Michael Decelle,

25,

The following named persons have furnished sureties and been discharged:

Orlando B. Merrill, Mar. 15, 1872.
Edward Collagan,

19,

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Recapitulation.
Pardoned by the Governor
Discharged by order of the court for non-payment

of fine and costs

id fine and costs and have been discharged
Transferred to State Lunatic Hospital
Died
Furnished surety
Discharged on expiration of sentence

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308

Total number discharged from the institution .

372

The health of the prisoners has been good. Only four deaths bave occurred since the inspection in December last. Only one prisoner is allowed to occupy a cell at one time. Solitary confinement and deprivation of bed are the punishments inflicted. The prison is kept clean. The discipline is good.

The committee desire to call the attention of the Directors and the City Council to the manner in which food is served to the prisoners. The different articles of food for each prisoner are all placed in one dish, making a mixture very uninviting in appearance, and the prisoner is obliged to carry this dish in one hand, and his waste bucket in the other, to his cell and there eat his rations alone and in silence. While the different articles are of a proper quality, the manner of serving them is highly objectionable, especially when we consider that these men are doing work which more than pays the expenses of keeping them. It is the duty of the

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