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Penitentiaries, Subcommittee on - 16th R.S. (1879)

Committee Members
Benjamin M. Baker, Co-Chair
William Jesse Swain, Co-Chair
William Blassingame
William Coleman
Seth Whitaker Stewart
Charges
• Visit the state penitentiary at Huntsville, and carefully examine into the condition and management of the same, and to visit the penitentiary at Rusk and carefuly examine into the character and capacity of the buildings just completed at that place and make recommendations touching both of said penitentiaries as they may deem expedient.

Note:
House members appointed 1/24/1879, pursuant to resolution by committee on penitentiary; joint subcommittee report 2/10/1879 (House Journal, 16th R.S., pp. 125, 135, 139, 355-358).
Senate members appointed 1/25/1879, pursuant to resolution by committee on penitentiary; joint subcommittee report 2/10/1879 (Senate Journal, 16th R.S., pp. 115-116, 121, 286-289).

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