A Treatise on the Police of the Metropolis Containing a Detail of the Various Crimes and Misdemeanors by which Public and Private Property and Security are, at Present, Injured and Endangered: and Suggesting Remedies for their Prevention
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A Treatise on the Police of the Metropolis Containing a Detail of the Various Crimes and Misdemeanors by which Public and Private Property and Security are, at Present, Injured and Endangered: and Suggesting Remedies for their Prevention

By Patrick Colquhoun
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  • A TREATISE ON THE POLICE OF THE METROPOLIS;
  • CONTAINING A DETAIL OF THE VARIOUS CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS By which Public and Private Property and Security are, at present, injured and endangered: AND SUGGESTING REMEDIES FOR THEIR PREVENTION.
    • The SIXTH EDITION, Corrected and considerably Enlarged.
  • ADVERTISEMENT.
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • A TREATISE, &c.
  • CHAPTER I.
  • CHAP. II.
    • ABSTRACT OF THE CRIMINAL CODE OF THE EMPEROR JOSEPH II.
  • CHAP. III.
  • CHAP. IV.
  • CHAP. V.
  • CHAP. VI.
    • GAMING.
    • FRAUDULENT INSURANCES IN THE LOTTERY.
    • PLAN I.
    • PLAN II.
    • PLAN III.
      • "SCHEME.
      • "SCHEME OF DRAWING.
    • "SCHEME.
    • "SCHEME OF DRAWING.
  • CHAP. VII.
  • CHAP. VIII.
    • ABSTRACT OF THE IMPORTS INTO, AND THE EXPORTS FROM, THE PORT OF LONDON;
    • RECAPITULATION.
  • CHAP. IX.
    • I. A General Police System.
    • II. A Local Police for the Dock-yards.
    • III. Legislative Regulations proposed in aid of the general and local Police System.
    • IV. Old Stores.
      • Plan for an improved mode of disposing of unserviceable Naval and Victualing Stores.
    • Plan for an improved mode of disposing of unserviceable Naval and Victualing Stores.
    • V. The Perquisite of Chips.
    • VI. The Abolition of Fees and Perquisites, and an Increase of Salaries.
    • VII. An improved Mode of Keeping Accounts.
    • VIII. An annual Inventory of Stores.
  • CHAP. X.
  • CHAP. XI.
  • CHAP. XII.
  • CHAP. XIII.
    • ESTIMATE.
  • CHAP. XIV.
  • CHAP. XV.
    • A Summary View of the Prisoners committed, tried, punished, disposed of, and discharged in the Metropolis, in One Year, ending in October, 1795.
      • Number of prisoners, punished and disposed of.
      • Number of Prisoners discharged by the Magistrates, and from the Eight Gaols, in One Year.
    • Number of prisoners, punished and disposed of.
    • Number of Prisoners discharged by the Magistrates, and from the Eight Gaols, in One Year.
  • CHAP. XVI.
    • A TABLE, shewing the Prisoners tried at the Old Bailey, from April 1793, to March 1794, inclusive.
    • RECAPITULATION.
    • PROPOSAL FOR A NEW AND LESS EXPENSIVE MODE OF EMPLOYING AND REFORMING CONVICTS.
    • Outline of the Plan of Construction alluded to in the above Proposal.
  • CHAP. XVII.
  • CHAP. XVIII.
    • FUNCTIONS:
  • CHAP. XIX.
    • For Religious Instruction.
    • EDUCATION.
      • 1st. For Education.
    • 1st. For Education.
    • RELIGION AND MORALS.
      • 2. For promoting Religion and good Morals.
    • 2. For promoting Religion and good Morals.
    • THE ARTS.
      • 3. For learning, and the useful and fine Arts.
      • 4. Asylum for the Indigent and Helpless.
    • 3. For learning, and the useful and fine Arts.
    • 4. Asylum for the Indigent and Helpless.
    • ASYLUMS FOR SICK, LAME, DISEASED, AND FOR POOR PREGNANT WOMEN.
      • Hospitals for Sick, Lame, and Diseased, and Pregnant Women.
      • Dispensaries for Sick, Lame, and Diseased.
      • Institutions for Charitable and Humane Purposes.
    • Hospitals for Sick, Lame, and Diseased, and Pregnant Women.
    • Dispensaries for Sick, Lame, and Diseased.
    • Institutions for Charitable and Humane Purposes.
    • COURTS OF JUSTICE IN THE METROPOLIS.
      • Supreme Courts.
      • Seventeen Courts in the City of London.
      • Courts of Justice within the City and Liberty of Westminster.
      • Courts of Justice in that part of the Metropolis, which lies within the County of Middlesex.
      • Courts of Justice in the Borough of Southwark, Surry.
    • Supreme Courts.
    • Seventeen Courts in the City of London.
    • Courts of Justice within the City and Liberty of Westminster.
    • Courts of Justice in that part of the Metropolis, which lies within the County of Middlesex.
    • Courts of Justice in the Borough of Southwark, Surry.
    • Prisons in the Metropolis.
  • CHAP. XX.
    • RECAPITULATION.
    • SUMMARY VIEW OF THE REMEDIES PROPOSED.
      • Corruption of Morals.
      • Prevention of Offences. MISDEMEANORS.
      • Amendment of the Existing Laws.
    • Corruption of Morals.
    • Prevention of Offences. MISDEMEANORS.
    • Amendment of the Existing Laws.
  • INDEX.
    • A.
    • B.
    • C.
    • D.
    • E.
    • F.
    • G.
    • H.
    • I. & J.
    • K.
    • L.
    • M.
    • N.
    • O.
    • P.
    • Q.
    • R.
    • S.
    • T.
    • U.
    • V.
    • W.
  • FOOTNOTES
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