Report of the Committee of the Society for the Improvement of Prison Discipline, and for the Reformation of Juvenile Offenders, Tom 5

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Strona 84 - Father, who wouldest not the death of a sinner but rather that he should turn from his wickedness and live...
Strona 22 - A Matron shall be appointed in every Prison in which Female Prisoners shall be confined, who shall reside in the Prison ; and it shall be the Duty of the Matron constantly to superintend the Female Prisoners.
Strona 122 - ... general or quarter sessions assembled, regard being had (so far as may relate to convicted prisoners) to the nature of the labour required from or performed by such prisoners, so that the allowance of food may be duly apportioned thereto. And it shall be lawful for...
Strona 21 - ... as shall not only provide for the safe custody, but shall also tend more effectually to preserve the health and to improve the morals of the prisoners confined therein, and...
Strona 42 - But this imprisonment, as has been said, is only for safe custody, and not for punishment: therefore in this dubious interval between the commitment and trial, a prisoner ought to be used with the utmost humanity, and neither be loaded with needless fetters, nor subjected to other hardships than such as are absolutely requisite for the purpose of confinement only...
Strona 71 - ... the other was of itself inadequate to produce the disease. Such being the character and extent of the disease in the Penitentiary, and such its most probable causes, we proceeded to adopt those measures for counteracting it, which its own nature and the opinion we entertained of its origin seemed to suggest. We ordered an immediate change in the diet of the prison. In place of pease and barley soup for dinner, we substituted a daily allowance of four ounces of flesh meat, and eight ounces of...
Strona 85 - ... the one moiety whereof to be to the queen's majesty, her heirs and successors, and the other moiety to the party or parties grieved by such feigned and fraudulent...
Strona 86 - And whereas many and great doubts difficulties and incon' veniences have arisen in making and collecting other of the said rates ; ' therefore that the good ends and purposes of the said several statutes ' may be answered and the several sums of money thereby intended to ' be raised may effectually be collected with as much ease and certainty ' and as little expence as can be to the parties obliged by the said laws to ' pay the same ;' Be it therefore enacted by the King's most excellent Majesty,...
Strona 86 - Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal and the Commons in this present Parliament assembled and by authority of the same...
Strona 68 - With regard to the extent of this disease, we found more than one-half of the whole number of prisoners affected by it, in one or other, or in all its forms ; but the proportion was not the same among the prisoners...

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