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Records Relating to Extraditions | State Archives Catalog

Record of extradition proceedings issued by governors under authority of the United States Constitution for the apprehension of and/or removal of individuals accused as 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. (See RI General Statutes Title 12, Chapter 9-3, “Governor’s duty to deliver fugitives from justice”; United States Constitution, Article 4, Section 2) Note: copies also filed with Secretary of State & Attorney General

Dates: 1942 - 2001

Other Names: Renditions

Extent: 31 record cartons; 37.2 cubic feet; series 2 C#00038, 1842 – 1868

Types of Materials: manuscript / typescript

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