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A candid historical account of the Hospital for the reception of exposed and deserted young children : representing The present Plan of it as productive of many Evils, and not adapted to the Genius and Happiness of this Nation. Shewing, on the other hand, The great Importance of the Establishment, if put under proper Regulations, as the most effectual Means of preserving the Lives of a great Number of such Infants as have usually perished within the Bills of Mortality. With a proposal for carrying a new design into execution. To which is added, a letter from a country gentleman to a governor of the Hospital: Containing Many Observations relating to Foundlings born, educated, or employed, in the Country ; collected from real Facts: With his Opinion concerning the Amendments necessary. Preview this item
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A candid historical account of the Hospital for the reception of exposed and deserted young children : representing The present Plan of it as productive of many Evils, and not adapted to the Genius and Happiness of this Nation. Shewing, on the other hand, The great Importance of the Establishment, if put under proper Regulations, as the most effectual Means of preserving the Lives of a great Number of such Infants as have usually perished within the Bills of Mortality. With a proposal for carrying a new design into execution. To which is added, a letter from a country gentleman to a governor of the Hospital: Containing Many Observations relating to Foundlings born, educated, or employed, in the Country ; collected from real Facts: With his Opinion concerning the Amendments necessary.

Author: Jonas Hanway
Publisher: London : Sold by G. Woodfall at Charing-Cross, and at his Shop in the Court of Requests ; And J. Waugh in Lombard-Street. M. DCC. LX. - The First Edition was not published, [1760]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : The 2nd ed. correctedView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonas Hanway
OCLC Number: 642525970
Description: 1 online resource (iv, 9-112;[4], 47, [1] pages)

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