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

J.K.P. Campbell, Statement of present conditions and facts relating to returned convicts, 1875

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Report of J.K.P. Campbell, 1875

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Statement Continued

Number

Name

Remarks

11 Chas Harker Suffering from Scurvy, pain in side & Deep
mutilation, left hand chopped off to 2nd joint
12 Juan Gemoz Suffering from Scurvy 3 months Broken Back
13 Eunia Reese “ “ Scurvy 2 months improving
14 C.C. Irvine Shot in right leg by guard Powell, while
convict was on boxes without permission, the convict states he is a somnambulist & was in the state of in [sic] when shot
15
Jose Rodriguez
Suffering from Scurvy 3 month, lungs badly
affected
16 Timas Lopez Suffering from Scurvy 4 months, improving
17 Hipola Rodriguez “ “ “ 2 months vomits blood
18 Sam Walker “ “ “ 2 months improving
19 James Kay “ “ “ 2 months, left foot
badly cut & crippled for life, Hospital Steward says, that by proper Surgical treatment the man would [have] gotten perfectly well
20
Thomas Burke
Suffering from Scurvy 3 months nearly well
21 A Hickman “ “ Measels [sic] followed by Scurvy and
injured right leg struck by stick in the hands of Forman [sic] Blakeley—Lame therefrom

 

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J.K.P. Campbell, Statement of present conditions and facts relating to returned convicts, 1875. Superintendent/Inspector, Reports, Records Relating to the Penitentiary, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

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