Seven letters to the lords and commons of Great Britain, upon the impolicy, inhumanity, and injustice, of our present mode of arresting the bodies of debtors

Publication Date1786
RemainderShewing the inconsistency of it, with Magna Carta and a free constitution: with observations on the draging of debtors to Sponging-Houses, and to prisons in the first instance, before the debt is proved, upon the bare affidavit of the vilest character: and likewise some remarks on the fatal effects of such proceedings, on the circumstances and morals of individuals. The whole illustrated by a variety of cases, taken from real life. By Josiah Dornford, Esq
PublisherPrinted by J. Andrews, Little Eastcheap; and sold by J. Bew, No. 22, Paternoster Row; W. Richardson, Royal Exchange; and No. 14, Philpot-Lane


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