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Prison Rules Text   In 1793 a new Stafford prison was opened consisting of the county gaol and a penitentiary and house of correction to accommodate those who had received custodial sentences. These are some of the rules, orders and regulations governing this new establishment. Whilst still pretty tough by modern standards, they do contain evidence of the more humane approach to such matters which was emerging at the time.
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