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These records are part of the Jail Register of prisoners from the Asotin County Sheriff, confined from 1887 through 1950. The register shows name, date committed, offence, sentence, age, height, sex, race, education, religious instruction, trade or occupation, physical condition, and date of discharge, parole or escape. Included in this register is the incarceration of 12 year old Herbert Niccolls, Jr. for the murder of Asotin County Sheriff John Wormell on August 5, 1931.
Jail Registers are a summary record in some form of each person committed to a jail showing at a minimum; the name and gender of the person, intake number thereon for their commitment or confinement, and the date of their release or transfer. The records in this collection are indexed by name, where convicted, receipt date, and offence.
The Asotin County Sheriff is located in Clarkston, Washington. Asotin County was formed in 1883.
All records are in English.
These records are open for research.
Filmed and Digitized by Washington State Archives, Imaging and Preservation Services, and indexed by Washington State Archives, Eastern Region Branch.
Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], Asotin County Sheriff, Jail Register, 1887-1950, Office of the Secretaty of State, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov, [date accessed].
Source: Asotin County Sheriff, Jail Register, 1887-1950, Washington State Archives, Eastern Regional Branch.
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