Description of the Tread Mill Invented by Mr. William Cubitt, of Ipswich, for the Employment of Prisoners, and Recommended by the Society for the Improvement of Prison Discipline, &c
Society for the Diffusion of Knowledge Upon the Punishment of Death and the Improvement of Prison Discipline (London)
Committee, 1822 - Convict labor - 10 pages
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