A Few Short Hints, on the Possible Means of Giving Encouragement to the Honesty and Industry of Day Labourers in Husbandry; Intended to Promote Their Domestic Comforts, and to Effect a Grdual Reduction, If Not Extinction, of Parish Poor's-rates ... Addressed in a Familiar Letter, to John Lee, Esq
J. Webb printer, 1825 - Agricultural laborers - 27 pages
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