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Rules Covering Letter Writing

Rules covering the sending and receiving of male by prisoners.

120.- [The Governor] shall allow Prisoners committed for examination or for trial to send and receive letters, unless a Visiting or committing Magistrate shall have issued an order to the contrary, or unless he shall know a sufficient cause why any such letter should not be sent or received; in which latter case, he shall record the fact in his Journal. He shall, under the same restrictions, allow convicted Prisoners to send and receive one letter in the course of each quarter of a year.

242.- No Prisoner shall be allowed to receive or send any letter, except from or to a Visiting Justice, or other proper authority, without previous inspection by the Governor.

243.- No Prisoner shall receive or send any parcel or receive any food, clothing, bedding or other articles without previous inspection by the Governor, or by any Officer appointed by him.