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.
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