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Essex Pauper Letters 1731 - 1837

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“The archives that emerged from the parochial administration of the English poor law before 1834 include letters that came from the poor themselves. Some 750 of these pauper letters are contained in this volume, revealing the strong belief of the poor in their right to relief and their surprisingly powerful position in negotiating their case with the overseers”. The 30th volume of the series “Records of Social and Economic History”. Comprising some 750 letters together with some reproductions of the actual manuscripts.

British Academy paperback. No internal marks. Binding good. Shows signs of shelf and reading wear, the corners are bumped as is the top of the spine cover. There is also the remains of an old adhesive label on the outside of the rear cover.


Item details

Author(s):
Thomas Sokoll (ed)
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
23.5 x 15.5 cm approx
Edition:
2006
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780197263488
Number of pages:
727
Publisher:
British Academy
Title:
Essex Pauper Letters 1731 - 1837

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“The archives that emerged from the parochial administration of the English poor law before 1834 include letters that came from the poor themselves. Some 750 of these pauper letters are contained in this volume, revealing the strong belief of the poor in their right to relief and their surprisingly powerful position in negotiating their case with the overseers”. The 30th volume of the series “Records of Social and Economic History”. Comprising some 750 letters together with some reproductions of the actual manuscripts.

British Academy paperback. No internal marks. Binding good. Shows signs of shelf and reading wear, the corners are bumped as is the top of the spine cover. There is also the remains of an old adhesive label on the outside of the rear cover.


Author(s):
Thomas Sokoll (ed)
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
23.5 x 15.5 cm approx
Edition:
2006
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780197263488
Number of pages:
727
Publisher:
British Academy
Title:
Essex Pauper Letters 1731 - 1837

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