house of correction

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(formerly) a jail or other place of detention for persons convicted of minor offences

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60] A "Woman pretending Sickness went to an Apothecary's Shop of Credit at Westminster for a Dram, who believing her to be sincere, generously relieved her, but would take no Money for it"; she subsequently denounced him to a justice of the peace, only to be committed to the Westminster house of correction.
Hence, too, the commitment of Elizabeth Tredwell to the Westminster house of correction for having assaulted Elizabeth Parker and for having given "her th e Title of an Informer and threatening her so that she goes in danger of her Life.
Mendoza, 25, of the Worcester County House of Correction, assault and battery, guilty, 90 days in the House of Correction, concurrent with any sentence, credit for time served.
All in all, the house of correction could accommodate 37 prisoners.
A spell in a house of correction almost always included hard labour.
Most labouring men arrested would not have had the funds or contacts to enter into a recognizance, and would have been sent immediately to a house of correction.
A House of Correction is at the Liverpool Everyman from Thursday for three nights.
Stern announced today that his office has filed a Civil Complaint against a Cape Cod pharmacist for numerous violations of the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970, stemming from the distribution of controlled substances to the Barnstable County House of Correction.
In addition to the purchase orders announced today, others have been received from: the Maryland House of Corrections in Jessup, Maryland Reception Diagnostic Classification Center, Jessup Correctional Institution, Division of Pretrial Detention, Department of General Services, North Branch Correctional Institution, Western Correctional Institution, Eastern Correctional Institution, Maryland Correctional Institution for Women, Metropolitan Transition Center, Maryland Correctional Adjustment Center, and Hagerstown Correctional Institution.
OTCBB:VYST), a leading homeland defense solutions provider, announced today that yet another SecureScan system has been installed at the Maryland House of Corrections in Jessup.