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Debtors cell of Public Gaol, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1915-1930

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Summary:Debtors cell of Public Gaol, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1915-1930. Caption reads: "Public Gaol, Williamsburg,Virginia. Built about 1701. About ten years later an addition was made, called the General Court Prison for Debtors, containing cells such as these." Postmark date: April 20, 1940; Message included.
Provider:Colonial Williamsburg, Incorporated
Albertype Co.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New York
Place of origin – Settlement:Brooklyn
Temporal subject: 1911-1920
1921-1930
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Williamsburg
Topical subjects:Jails
Cells (Rooms & spaces)
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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