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. Roberts Pennsylvania / Vaux.

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.

Philadelphia: Kimber and Sharpless, I. Ashmead & Co., Printers, 1826. First Edition. 76pp. Removed from a nonce volume; spine reinforced with archival paper. 7.75" x 4.75" Very Good. Item #039566

Inscribed at top of title-page: "For Judge Southard with the Author's respects." Roberts Vaux (1786-1836), an American lawyer, abolitionist, and advocate for prison reform served as Commissioner of the Philadelphia Prison Society. [Shoemaker, American Imprints 27498.].

Price: $100.00

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