THE NEWGATE CALENDAR
Introductory and General Material
To the 1780 Edition
To Knapp and Baldwin's edition
Description of Newgate.
The Origin of the Gibbet in England
The Maiden, or Scottish Guillotine
The Newgate Bellman
The punishment of whipping in England, Russia, and France
An account of the various modes of punishment for adultery, in distant nations.
The Jail Fever
An Exposée of the whole system of GAMBLING, as practised in the most notorious LONDON HELLS
Voluntary punishment of Gentoo widows on the death of their husbands
Trial by ordeal of the Hindoos in the East
Turkish Punishments inflicted on knavish butchers and bakers.
Benefit of clergy.
STRICTURES ON THE OBSERVATIONS OF MR. HOWARD
Respecting Prisons, and the Treatment of Prisoners
THE MILKMEN OF LONDON
And Their Impositions upon the Public
THE GEMMEN OF THE WHIP
And their Misdemeanours
To the Jackson 1795 edition.
by the Editors.
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