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book #76474
Tighe, R.S.
Letters to Lord Tenterden, With an Appendix, Relating to a Petition Presented to the House of Lords . . . on the System & Conduct of the Marshal of the King's Bench, in Granting the Rules of His Prison
Printed by Redford and Robins [etc.], London, 1828.
A rare work written from the unusual perspective of an insolvent debtor confined in Marshalsea Prison, alleging corrupt and arbitrary practises by its Marshal, William Jones, with Tighe's parliamentary petition seeking relief and his gloss upon it
Modern green wraps, slightly strained and a very little foxing, else a clean copy, 44 pages; one copy in OCLC and a second in COPAC
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$ 450.00
prisons, bankruptcy

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