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PRISONS.. Report of the Committee of the Society for the Improvement of Prison Discipline, and for the Reformation of Juvenile Offernders.1818

London: Printed by Bensley and Son, First edition, 8vo (205 x 130 mm), 32pp., disbound. The committee was under the chairmanship of Samuel Hoare junior, and the report advocated improvements to the prison regime - more employment, better food and clothing, more space, greater cleanliness etc. The juvenile crime rate had increased greatly and much of the report deals with the treatment of young offenders.

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