An entry from Isaac T. Hopper's logbook of released prison inmates
November 27, 1846: "William Haynes, a native of Ireland, has been in this country about two years and six months. He was sent to Blackwells Island three months for selling pernicious books."
December 30, 1846: "John H. Gilman, 41 years old, a native of Vermont, was convicted in this city for forgery in passing counterfeit money and sentenced to Sing Sing for seven years and three months."
January 22, 1847: "Cecelia Elizabeth Doremus, a native of this City Read More ›