A letter relative to the affairs of the poor of the parish of Frome Selwood, in Somersetshire: written for the information of His Majesty's Commissioners, with notes and observations on the extinction of pauperism in Great Britain, and an appendix, containing the opinions of various distinguished persons respecting the poor
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able-bodied acres acres of land advantage amount annual appears assistance Britain Bunn Cobourg comforts commissioners committee county rate cultivation Dear Father debt districts effect emigration employed employment England enquiries evils expense extension of parochial families farmers FROME SELWOOD Frome Town garden home colony Honourable hope hundred pounds Ilminster increase industrious inhabitants Ireland labour legislature letter Lord Malthus manufacturers miles millions Montreal never North America Note opinion overseers paid parish of Frome parliament parochial taxation paupers plenty poor laws poor rates population pounds per acre present produce proposed purpose received relief rent rental shew shillings small portions society Somerset Somersetshire South Wales subsistence taxes tell thing Thomas Bunn thousand pounds tithe town trade uncultivated United Kingdom Upper Canada voyage wages waste land William Jeanes workhouse