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Dissertation on the best means of maintaining and employing the poor in parish work-houses

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C13

Overview

"Dissertation on the best means of maintaining and employing the poor in parish work houses," from the Guilford Street Foundling Hospital in London, England. The collection consists of the manuscript version of the dissertation and, tipped in ahead of the title page, a letter from Good to a Mr. Moore, presenting the manuscript to the Society for Promoting Arts and Commerce and apologizing for its illegibility, promising a clear copy if the printer needs it. This is the printer's copy with some markings by printer.

Dates

  • 1798?

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Extent

1 volume : Pagination: 147 pages [missing pages 97-98, 121-156]. Holograph letter, signed, 1 page, pasted in front of volume. Binding: Contemporary half leather. Pagination: 147p. [wanting p.97-98, 121-156]. Material: Paper. Scribe: Author. ; 20 x 15 cm

Language of Materials

English

Physical Location

MS C13

Custodial History

Bookplate of Society for Promoting Arts and Commerce (now the Royal Society of Arts, London). Some pages also stamped Society of Arts.

Title
Guide to the John Mason Good Manuscript
Subtitle
Dissertation on the best means of maintaining and employing the poor in parish work-houses
Author
Finding aid prepared by am, 1961; revised by ksc, 2006. Finding aid encoded by skt, 2006
Date
2006
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in <language encodinganalog="language">English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/4027303777
Preferred citation
Dissertation on the best means of maintaining and employing the poor in parish work-houses, Department of Special Collections, MS C13, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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