|The “find” of
the 7 letters tucked between Pages 254 & 255 was unexpected. Also
unexpected was their very possible link to the subject matter of another --
but until then -- separate Elizabethtown jail history project underway at the
was the construction of a memorial web page on our NYCHS site for Essex
Jailor Earl Torrence killed Nov. 15, 1948 in a breakout by 2 inmates. The
planned web page was to tell about the successful efforts by his grand nephew
– NY State C.O. Joe Stickney – in getting Earl’s name added a Washington D.C.