§7-9-17. Inmates from other counties and cities.
Any city and county or county having or that may hereafter
erect a joint city and county workhouse, or county workhouse, may
receive as inmates of such joint city and county workhouse, or
county workhouse, persons sentenced thereto as provided by law,
from counties and municipal corporations having no workhouse, upon
such terms and for such length of time as may be agreed upon by the
commissioners of such county or the council of such municipal
corporation, and the board of such joint city and county workhouse
directors, or county workhouse directors: Provided, That such
convicts so received shall, in all respects, be and remain under
control of the directors of such workhouse, and subject to the
rules, regulations and discipline of such workhouse the same as
other convicts therein detained.