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(Untitled), 01 Apr 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/4/18

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Letter from Walter Raleigh [Professor of English Literature, Oxford University] (The Hangings, Ferry Hinksey, Near Oxford) to Edward Marsh saying that he will be glad to provide assistance in the "fascinating task" proposed by WSC. He recommends Basil Thomson's ideas on prison discipline, as he had successfully instituted prison lectures as a form of discipline at Wharton gaol. In recommending reading matter for prisoners, Raleigh speaks of his own lack of experience of prisoners, and suggests newspapers, and books by a police magistrate, H Fielding. Signed manuscript.


  • Creation: 01 Apr 1910

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