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Governor's renditions and extraditions (Fugitives from Justice)

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C#00038-2021-09

Scope and Contents

Record of extradition proceedings issued by governors under authority of the United States Constitution for the apprehension and/or removal of individuals deemed fugitives from justice for crimes committed in Rhode Island or other states / countries having jurisdiction. May contain supporting documentation including copies of affidavits, indictments, waivers to right of council or extradition proceedings against, authorizations & correspondence from attorney general, mug shots / photographs, etc.

Dates

  • 1842-2001, 2011-2020
  • Majority of material found within 1891-2001

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

No special restrictions unless otherwise specified.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is in the public domain unless otherwise specified. We reserve the right to restrict reproduction of materials due to preservation concerns.

Extent

40.0 Cubic Feet

Accruals

No further accruals are anticipated at this time.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Rhode Island State Archives Repository

Contact:
33 Broad Street
Providence RI 02903 USA
401-222-2353