Título: COPY OF CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN THE SECRETARY...
Editorial: House of Commons, London
Año de publicación: 1824
17pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary Paper HC45 Visiting magistrates report beneficial results of the tread-wheel as a healthy exercise. . The tread wheel was first introduced in Brixton gaol in 1817 and was used through to the early 20th century. Parliamentary papers of this period are rare. It was not until 1836 that provision was made for their sale to the public. Together with a further 2pp Parliamentary report of 1824 listing jails using Tread Mills. Hours of labour. Number of steps, steps/minute & number of prisoners wheel will hold. Speeds varied from 32 steps / min at Wymondham to 87 at Newcastle bridewell. Clean copies. N° de ref. de la librería 121488
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