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AGRICULTURAL EMPLOYMENT INSTITUTION ...
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Agricultural Employment Institution, for affording employment to the unemployed poor in the cultivation of land, and to give them a permanent and comfortable residence on the soil they cultivate. Office of the Institution, No. 3, Old Jewry, London. ...
[London]: Tatum, printer, Primrose street, Bishopsgate, [1832].
[4] p. ; 25.5 cm. (4°)

Folded half-sheet. Drop-head title. The basis of the plan is the distribution of small pieces of land to the poor through lease. The 'Dutch poor colony of Frederick's Oord' established by a 'Benevolent Society in Holland' in 1818 with the revenue of a national collection is held forward as an example. A member of the Institution (probably Richard Mackenzie Bacon (1775?--1844) subsequently published his Home colonies: an account of a visit to the Dutch home colonies of Frederick's Oord, Wellem's Oord, and Veenhuizen, in the autumn of 1833: with notices of their present state, and future prospects, by ..., Dean and Munday, [1833?].

Binding Folded paper.

Reference Number 6094


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