The Penitentiary Movement in Delaware 1776 to 1829.
A scarce history of early penal reform and development in Delaware
The beginnings of Delaware penology; the establishment of penal institutions, agitation for prison reform, the evolution of jails, methods of punishment and more. A granular view; appendices, an extensive bibliography, index.
Description: The Penitentiary Movement in Delaware 1776 to 1829.
Wilmington: Historical Society of Delaware, (1946). 251pp. First Edition. Publisher’s cloth binding. Fine condition.