Thoughts on Secondary Punishments, in a Letter to Earl Grey. Richard WHATELY.
Thoughts on Secondary Punishments, in a Letter to Earl Grey.

Thoughts on Secondary Punishments, in a Letter to Earl Grey.

London: B. Fellowes, 1832.

Octavo, a little browning, very good in recent papered boards.

Railing against convict transportation.

First edition of an important critique of the transportation system by of the Archbishop of Dublin Richard Whately (1787-1863).

First edition of an important critique of the transportation system by of the Archbishop of Dublin Richard Whately (1787-1863).

Although his philosophical approach was too abstract to gain a widespread following, Whately did contribute to the movement against transportation then acquiring a slow momentum. One of the two books comprising this set, titled Thoughts on Secondary Punishments (1832) prompted the House of Commons select committee inquiry of the same year.

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