The State of the Prisons in England and Wales: With Preliminary Observations, and an Account of Some Foreign Prisons (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The State of the Prisons in England and Wales: With Preliminary Observations, and an Account of Some Foreign Prisons

IN order to redrefs this hardfhip, I applied to the jufiices Of the county for a falary to the gaoler in lieu of his fees. The bench were properly affected with the grievance, and willing to grant the relief defired but they wanted a pre cedent for Charging the county with the expence. I there fore rode into feveral neighbouring counties in fearch of a precedent; but I foon learned that the fame injuftice was praétifed in them; and looking into the prifons, I beheld fcenes Of calamity, which I grew daily more and more anxi ous to alleviate. In order therefore to gain a more perfeét knowledge of the particulars and extent of it, by various and accurate Obfervation, I vifited molt of the County - Gaol: in England.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - John Howard

Hardback

Published Date - August 23 2019

ISBN - 9780265158265

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 3.1 cm

Page Count - 524

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