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Six Years In The Prisons Of England

By: Frank Henderson
Published By: Double9 Books
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A collection of accounts of the English jail system in the 1800s is included in "Six Years in the Prisons of England," which was edited by Frank of London Henderson. Politics have always been contentious when it comes to prison reform. This book offers readers the chance to learn about the treatment of prisoners in the past and provides a helpful comparison to the situation now. The book begins with a story in 1856, a merchant in a Northern City began business on his own account, without a shilling in the world. He had a spotless character, good credit, and a thorough knowledge of his business. His business connections were spread over various parts of the world, and he usually received orders by letter. At the end of his first year, his ledger showed a satisfactory balance to his credit. However, a storm swept over the commercial world in 1857, resulting in hundreds of firms in bankruptcy and ruin. He then arranged to draw bills on the firm at three months' date, payable abroad, for such amounts as my partner could see his way to meet at maturity, and had a private arrangement with my partner for obtaining what he called accommodation bills.

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Frank Henderson

Ed. F. Henderson CMG, a key person in the Persian Gulf region who spent most of his life advancing British relations with the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman, and Bahrain, was a diplomat from the United Kingdom who served from 12 December 1917 to 13 April 1995. Henderson attended Oxford's Brasenose College and Clifton College for his education. He served in the Middle East during World War II before making the transition from the petroleum industry to the diplomatic service in 1956, which led to his appointment as the British consul in Jerusalem. He later served as the UK Political Officer in Abu Dhabi and the British Ambassador to Qatar (1971–1973). He was a founding member of the American Educational Trust, which is best known for its publication of the Washington Report on Middle Eastern Affairs. He initially met the adventurer Wilfred Thesiger while serving in Syria, and they became friends. This Strange Eventful History was written by Ed. F. Henderson in 1988. (memoirs). Tulane University awarded Edward Henderson a Ph.D. in philosophy in 1967. He temporarily taught at Missouri's Westminster College before joining the LSU philosophy department.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 161 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9357481249
  • ISBN-13: 9789357481243
  • Item Weight: 193.2g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 9.23 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Classics ,Fiction / Literary