A visit to the Philadelphia prison being an accurate and particular account of the wise and humane administration adopted in every part of that building; containing also an account of the gradual reformation, and present improved state, of the penal laws of Pennsylvania with observations on the impolicy and injustice of capital punishments. In a letter to a friend. By Robert J. Turnbull

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Turnbull, Robert James
Other Authors: Bartram, Archibald (Printer), Budd, Henry (Printer), Lownes, Caleb
Format: eBook
Published: Philadelphia printed by Budd and Bartram, no. 58, North Second Street 1796, 1796
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:"Abstracts taken from general statements of the amount of labour done by each convict, and at what occupation, in the Prison for the City and County of Philadelphia .. together with the amount of provisions, clothes, &c. furnished each convict .." (preface). - "The following sheets originally made their appearance in the Charleston Daily gazette. - English Short Title Catalog, W29677. - Evans, 31321. - Reproduction of original from British Library
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (iv,108p.,table) 8°