Fear, Force, and Leather: The Texas Prison System&rsquot;s First Hundred Years 1848-1948

List of convicts under seventeen years of age, August 15, 1881 (one page of a total 10)

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List of ocnvicts under seventeen, August 1881

Theft, Burglary, &c.

  Name Hgt Wgt Age Color Crime Term County Native When Rec’d
8742 Anderson Jeff
5/3
112 16 Blk Burglary 2 yr Galveston Tx June 12. 1880
  Negro—no recorded charges of misconduct.
8798 Brenham, Jesse 5/52 125 16 Theft 3 “ Duval “ 16. 1880
  Negro. No reported or recorded charges of misconduct.
8931 Brattow Albert 5/3 118 15 Altering Forgery 2 “ Colorado
Sept. 18. 1880
  Negro. 1 punishment recorded March 1881.
8104 Brown Thos. N. 5/3 144 17 White Theft of Mare 5 Dallas Penn Nov. 20. 1880
  White. Wounded attempting to escape April 6th 1880. No other
misconduct reported or recorded.
8269 Burleson, Jeff 5/82 153 16 “ “ Gelding 5&5 Tarrant Tx Jany 1. 1880
  White No charge of misconduct recorded or reported.
8490 Bryant Virgil 5/5 130 16 Mulatto “ “ Cow 2 Travis Mch 23. 1880
  Negro. No charge of misconduct recorded or reported.
9004 Beauregard L.S. 4/10 90 12 Blk Theft 2 Harris Oct 28. 1880
  Negro. [R]aised in Walker Co. Bad boy—several times punished.
He is recorded 12 years old. I do not think him much more
than 10.
9052 Brewster, W.T. 5/5 115 14 White “ of Horse 5 Tarrant Nov. 19. 1880
  White. No charge of misconduct recorded or reported.
9157 Bruce, Thos. 5/10 140 17 Theft 2 Red River Dec 23. 1880
  White. Punished once for misconduct. No active charges
of misconduct recorded or reported.

 

 

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List of convicts under seventeen years of age, August 15, 1881 (one page of a total 10). Superintendent/Inspector, Reports, Records Relating to the Penitentiary, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

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