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Prison Discipline Society (Boston, Mass.) Second annual report of the board of managers of the Prison Discipline Society Boston, June 1, 1827

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05947 Author/Creator: Prison Discipline Society (Boston, Mass.) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Pamphlet Date: 1827 Pagination: 164 p. ; 21.2 x 13.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Describes theories and practices of housing criminals. Includes a financial review of the Prison Discipline Society for the year including funds collected, funds appropriated, etc. Other sections are titled, "Principle Evils," in which problems at various prisons are discussed, "Remedy for the Principle Evils," in which solutions to these problems are covered, and "View of Prisons," in which various prisons are analyzed. Includes an appendix. Printed by T. R. Marvin. Disbound.

People: Prison Discipline Society

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: PrisonerPrison ReformReform Movement

Sub Era: The First Age of Reform

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