Crime, Punishment, and the Washington County Jail: Hard Time in Kingston, Rhode Island

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Crime, Punishment, and the Washington County Jail: Hard Time in Kingston, Rhode Island

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Written by Christopher Bickford

Published by the Pettaquamscutt Historical Society

Kingston, RI

2002

This short history tells the story of the successive jails that operated in King's and then Washington County between 1730 and 1956.  However, it focuses on the surviving Washington County Jail in Kingston, RI, exploring the history of the building, its previous occupants, and the criminal justice system in Washington County.

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