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Title: A Bill (As Amended By the Committee) to Authorize Magistrates of Small Jurisdictions to Contract with Justices Having Charge of County Gaols, for the Care of Prisoners; and to Prevent Untried Prisoners from Being Compelled to Work on the Tread Mill.
Description: London, House of Commons. 1824. 2pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary paper. HC 106. Dated 8 March 1824. A clean copy. Parliamentary papers of this period are rare. It was not until 1836 that provision was made of their sale to the public. Doubts had arisen that Prisoners before their Trial could be compelled against their will to labour on the Tread Mill .

Keywords: Bevkkk British Parliamentary Paper Bill Prisons Prisoners Gaols Penal History Justice English Law Forced Labour Tread Mill Magistrates Powers Human Rights

Price: GBP 10.00 = appr. US$ 14.28 Seller: Empire Books
- Book number: 128047



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