The State of the Poor; Or, An History of the Labouring Classes in England, from the Conquest to the Present Period: In which are Particularly Considered, Their Domestic Economy, with Respect to Diet, Dress, Fuel, and Habitation; and the Various Plans Which, from Time to Time, Have Been Proposed, and Adopted, for the Relief of the Poor: Together with Parochial Reports Relative to the Administration of Work-houses, and Houses of Industry; the State of Friendly Societies; and Other Public Institutions ...
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