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Box 4 contains manuscripts mostly relating to Bentham's response to Lord Chancellor, Henry Brougham's establishment of a system of bankruptcy courts which would oversee the estates of bankrupts, and the proposed introduction of system of local courts. Many of these manuscripts formed the text of a work known as Lord Brougham Displayed, which can be found in volume 5 of the nineteenth-century edition of Bentham's Works.

The material is arranged as follows:

  • Folios 1 to 7 : Considerations on the Insolvent Discharge Act [1816]
  • Folios 8 to 9 : Penal or Civil Code - Forme - Code Napoleon - Bonaparte's Imperfections [1828]
  • Folios 10 to 70 : Brougham's local jurisdiction bill [printed text with Bentham's annotations]
  • Folios 71 to 95 : Brougham's local jurisdiction bill, nomography, Review [1820]
  • Folios 96 to 105 : Review of Lord Brougham's Bill, miscellanea [1830]
  • Folios 106 to 343 : Review of Lord Brougham's Bill [1830]
  • Folios 344 to 352 : Reformists reviewed, collectanea [1818-31]
  • Folios 353 to 376 : Jeremy to Henry Brougham, on Brougham's swallowing up these two honours [1831]
  • Folios 377 to 404 : Bankruptcy Court Bill, marginalia, collectanea [1830-31]
  • Folios 405 to 494 : Bankruptcy Court Bill [1831-32]
  • Folios 495 to 496 : Lord Brougham displayed, preface [1832]

Box 4 Progress: Transcription begun

Untranscribed: 477
In Progress: 20
Ready For Review: 31
Completed: 166
Total: 694

0Completed: 166(23.92%)694

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