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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 25: Care of jail or house of correction

Section 25. The keeper of each jail and the superintendent of each house of correction shall, at the county's expense, cause it to be constantly kept in as cleanly and healthful a condition as may be. No permanent vault shall be used in any apartment. Every room occupied by a prisoner shall be furnished with a suitable bucket, with a cover made to shut tight, for the necessary accommodation of such prisoner, and such bucket, when used, shall be emptied daily and shall be constantly kept in good order.