Box 11 is a batch of material from UCL's Bentham Papers collection. It consists of Bentham's writings on legal reform, and his commentary on Home Secretary Robert Peel's police. Among Bentham's correspondence with Peel is his draft 'Body Providing Bill' (folios 220-24), which was intended to provide medical practitioners with access to cadavers. In his proposal, Bentham suggested that when a person admitted themselves to hospital they would effectively consent, in the event of their death, to their body being used for the advancement of medical science.
The material is divided as follows:
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