SCOTLAND: SCOTCH POOR LAW 1856. CD-WIN/MAC
In Connexion with the Condition of the People
Sir George Nicholls, K.C.B
Late Poor Law Commissioner, and Secretary to the Poor Law Board
This excellent study covers the provision for the poor in Scotland from the middle ages through to the mid 1800s.
Sections include: Acts against beggars and vagrants, gypsies. Parochial chargeablity. Overseers of the poor, corrrection houses, treatment of the poor. Parish schools and the Unions. Amounts paid to the poor. Croftsmen, tenants. Emigration as the remedy, and lots more.
High quality scanned images of the whole of the original book. A wealth of information and a snapshot in time. This CD can be viewed by any computer using Adobe Acrobat Reader (version 4 or later recommended). The data on this CD is completely self-contained, and requires no installation.
This CD book has been formatted to be searchable using Adobe Acrobat Reader.
System Requirements: Windows 95, 98, 2000, NT or better, CD-ROM drive, Adobe Acrobat. Also suitable for Macintosh or Unix operating systems.
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