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Report on Punishments and Prison Discipline: By the Commissioners Appointed to Revise the Penal Code of Pennsylvania. Commissioners: Hon. Judge Shaler, Hon. Judge King, T.I. Wharton, Esq. Second Edition. Not in Cohen [compare Cohen 3741 and 3742]
A seemingly unrecorded printing of the important report issued during the great debate in Pennsylvania and throughout the country over the proper role of prisons, leading in Pennsylvania's case to the 'Cherry Hill' system of solitary confinement. Modern 1/4 morocco over marbled boards, definite foxing and browning, but a sound copy; 192 pages, with the four plates, two folding. Printed by John Clarke, No. 53 Market Street, Philadelphia, 1828.
      [Bookseller:  Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
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