A Discourse delivered in the Chapel of the New Alms-House, in Portsmouth, N.H. ... on the Occasion of its Being First Opened for Religious Services
Portsmouth: J.W. Foster, 1835. 8vo. (8 9/16 x 5 1/4 inches). 108pp.
Modern cloth-backed marbled paper covered boards.
A discourse on pauperism.
"One of the most momentous and interesting subjects of political economy is the nature of public provision for relief of the poor. It is a subject, that deeply affects the civil, social, religious, and moral concerns of the community. It has long awakened the liveliest solicitude of enlightened nations, and has become a fruitful theme for legislation, philosophical inquiry, and moral experiment" (5).