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Booklet, "FIRST ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF MANAGERS OF THE PRISON DISCIPLINE SOCIETY, Boston, June 2, 1826." Boston, Printed by T.R. Marvin, 1826, 66pp. plus appendix, octavo, with front wrap. With some unusual content such as "Blacks and whites should also be separated. The propriety of this rule arises from circumstances which it is not necessary to mention..." Has an illustration of a prison. More. Very good condition, lacks back cover. Founded in 1825 by Louis Dwight, the Prison Discipline Society of Boston collected facts and statistics on prisons through correspondence and annual visits to various prisons. Corresponding members included Alexis de Tocqueville, and Samuel Woodward.
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Annual Report of Prison Discispline Society

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Minimum Bid: $50.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $87.50
Estimate: $100 - $200
Auction closed on Friday, July 24, 2020.
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