Penitentiaries, Subcommittee on - 17th R.S. (1881)

Committee Members


  • Visit the State penitentiaries at Huntsville and at Rusk and examine carefully and thouroughly into the character, condition, management and capacity of each of said institutions. Inquire into and investigate all cases of alleged harsh or cruel treatment of convicts.


House members appointed 1/27/1881, pursuant to resolution by Johnston; Daniel listed as Chairman on committee report 2/15/1881 (House Journal, 17th R.S., pp. 38, 53, 55, 72, 132-133).

Chairman Swain and Senate members listed on joint subcommittee report 2/16/1881 (Senate Journal, pp. 38-39, 111-112).

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