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This is a letter written in January 1828 by General William Dyott of Freeford, chairman of the Staffordshire justices' gaol committee in the 1820s and 1830s. In it he sets out his view of how juvenile crime should be dealt with.
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Staffordshire Record Office: D661/9/3/3
Reproduced by permission of Mr R B K Dyott.
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