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14th. To make himself personally responsible for the reformatory efficacy of
his management, and even make amends in most instances for any accident of its
failure, by paying a sum of money for every prisoner convicted of a felony after
his discharge, at a rate increasing according to the number of years he had been
under the proposer's care: viz : a sum not exceeding £10. if the prisoner had
been in the Penitentiary Panopticon one two years: not exceeding £15, if 3 years:
not exceeding 2£20. if 34 years: not exceeding £25 if 4 years. not exceeing £30.
if 5 years or upwards : such sum to be paid immediately on conviction , and to be
applied to the indemnification of the persons injured by such subsequent offence
and to be equal in amount to the value of the injury, so long as it did not exce
the sums respectively above specified.

15th. To present to the Court of King's Bench on a certain day of every Term,
and afterward print and publish at his own expence a Report, exhibiting in detail
the state, not only moral and medical, but economical, of the establishment :
shewing the whole profits if any, and in what manner they arise : and then and
there, as well as on any other day upon summons, from the Court, to make answer
to all such questions as shall be put to him in relation thereto, not only on the
part of the Court or Officer of the Crown , but by leave of the Court, on the part of
any person whatsoever : questions the answer to which might tend to subject him to
conviction though it were for a capital crime, not excepted: treading underfoot a
maxim invented by the guilty for the benefit of the guilty , and from which none
but the guilty ever derived any advantage.

16th. By neatness and cleanliness, by diversity of employment , by variety
of contrivance, and above all, by that peculiarity of construction, which without
any unpleasant or hazardous vicinity enables the whole establishment to be inspected
at a view , from a commodious and insulated room in the center , the
prisoners remaining unconscious of their being thus observed, it should be his
study to render it a spectable such as persons of all classes would in the way
of amusement be curious to partake of: and that, not only on Sundays at the
time of Divine Service, but on ordinary days at meal times or times of work
providing thereby a system of superintendance, universal, unchargeable, and uninterruped

Identifier: | JB/115/006/003
"JB/" can not be assigned to a declared number type with value 115.



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proposal / for a new and less expensive mode / of / employing and reforming convicts


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