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Sing Sing, (male and female)
for District of Columbia)..
Manufacture of saddlery, hardware, shoes, cabinet
ware, and iron chains.
Saddlery, brick-making, farming.
Weaving, shoemaking, cigar manufacture 60 Shoemaking
All employed on construction of building and on
* Prison leased for a term of years; no earnings for State.
Contract system to a limited extent; work done mostly on State account. Convict labor employed chiefly in erecting prison buildings, and consequently bringing no cash income. TABLE XIX.—Tabular view of State prison statistics for 1868–Continued.
Average per diem
tion, (State prison for
Little if any attention appears to be Preaching every Sabbath and Sunday. given to this matter.
school. Prison school every evening taught by Preaching every Sabbath by volunteer the better educated convicts.
Lessons given in cells averaging about Preaching every Sabbath in the several
Prison school without suitable accommo- Preaching on the Sabbath and Sunday.
Preaching every Sabbath.
Preaching every Sabbath and Sunday.
school. 33.00 400 None.
Preaching every Sabbath; Bible class
day-school p. m; morning and evening
11,500 Sunday school books.
Nearly all of these, "at least 95 per cent.," escaped from public works and not from the prison.