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Notices of the original, and successive efforts, to improve the discipline of the prison at Philadelphia, and to reform the criminal code of Pennsylvania : with a few observations on the penitentiary system / by Roberts Vaux.

Author/Creator:
Vaux, Roberts, 1786-1836.
Publication:
Philadelphia : Published by Kimber and Sharpless, 1826 ([Philadelphia] : I. Ashmead & Co. printers).
Format/Description:
Book
76 p. ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
Philadelphia Society for Alleviating the Miseries of Public Prisons.
Crime -- Pennsylvania.
Correctional institutions -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Prisons -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Law -- Pennsylvania -- Codification.
Prison discipline -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Notes:
"Tables, exhibiting the number of criminals imprisoned in the jail at Philadelphia, from the year 1787 to the beginning of the year 1825, with the offences for which they were convicted, &c.": p. [65]-75.
Local notes:
No. 3 in vol. of pamphlets with binder's title: Prison pamphlets.
Penn Chronology:
1826
Cited in:
Shoemaker 27498
Sabin 98706
OCLC:
3693470
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