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have the care, management, superintendence and controul
of the same and of all and every offender and offenders who shall
be delivered into his or their custody, by the direction of his
Majesty, His Heirs or Successors, under such powers, directions,
limitations and restrictions as are contained in an Act made
in the twentyfourth year of his present Majesty's reign, intituled
An Act for the effectual transportation of Felons and other Offenders
and to authorise the removal of Prisoners in certain cases,
and for other purposes therein mentioned, or under such other
directions limitations and restrictions as his Majesty shall
under the powers of the said Act from time to time appoint
And Whereas in and by the said last mentioned Act power
is given to his Majesty to direct the removal of any male
offender under sentence of death but reprieved during pleasure
or under sentence of transportation and appearing in manner
therein mentioned fit so to be removed to such place of confinement
within England and Wales as his Majesty shall appoint
under the management of any Overseer appointed by his
Majesty, whereupon it is therein moreover provided that every
offender so removed shall continue in the place of confinement,
or be removed to and confined in any other place, as his Majesty
shall appoint, untill such offender shall be transported
or by the expiration of his term shall be entitled to his liberty
or untill his Majesty shall direct the return of such Offender
to the Goal from which he shall have been removed; And
Whereas it is therein also provided that after the removal of
any offender under the same such Overseer shall during the
term have the powers incident to the office of Sheriff or Goaler,
and be answerable for any escape of such offender, and also
during such custody shall feed and cloth such offender and shall

Identifier: | JB/115/067/003
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jeremy bentham

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