Book #71281
Rules and Orders for the House of Correction. Prisons, Massachusetts.
Rules and Orders for the House of Correction.

Rules and Orders for the House of Correction.

1857 Rules and Orders for the Middlesex, Massachusetts House of Correction [Prisons]. [Middlesex County Commissioners]. Rules and Orders for the House of Correction, Cambridge. Woburn: Printed by John J. Pippy, 1857. 8 pp. 12mo. (6" x 4"). Stab-stitched pamphlet in printed wrappers. Light soiling and a few creases, faint library stamp to front wrapper, some wear to spine ends and corners, a few corners lacking from wrappers and leaves. Text printed on thick blue paper, internally clean. $350. * Established in 1857, this list of 19 rules and orders indicates the committment to reform and humane treament that had become ingrained in Massachusetts penology by the mid-nineteeth century. No copies on OCLC, which locates a version printed in 1842. Not in Cohen.

Price: $350.00

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