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SOCIETY FOR THE SUPPRESSION OF MENDICITY
The ninth report of the Society for the Suppression of Mendicity, established in London 1818.
London: printed for the Society, by F. Warr, 1827.
50, 49, [1] p, [1] fold. table. ; 21.0 cm. (4º)

The report is signed by W.H. Bodkin, Hon. Secretary. One of the financial supporters of the Society, by his own repute, was Henry Barnet Gascoigne in his preface to Gascoigne's Path to naval fame, 1825, p. viii (q.v.). See M.J. Roberts, Making English morals: voluntary association and moral reform in England, 1787--1886 (Cambridge 2004), pp. 103--187 (passim), and his 'Reshaping the gift relationship: the London Mendicity Society & the suppression of begging in England, 1818--1869', International Review of Social History, 36 (2), (1991), pp. 201--31.

Copy Notes Bound (4) in a collection of pamphlets.

Binding Later C19th black pebble-grained binder's cloth, gilt-lettered spine reading 'Charities'. Later numbered 'D' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 5402


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