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Front page of "Marcus'" Book of Murder

During the campaign against the 1834 Poor Law Amendment Act a series of pamphlets were published, aimed at generating opposition to the workhouses. The following is an example of this literature.

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AVade Mecum is a hand book or guide

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Printed attacks on the Poor Law

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