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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. Charles BURROUGHS.
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

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).

Sabin 9458.

Item #39017

Price: $250.00

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