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has suggested, in conformity with the spirit of the
If in the accomplishment of this object the Morals
Published, by the Author of this Work;
COMMERCE AND POLICE
THE RIVER THAMES:
AN HISTORICAL VIEW OF
THE DEPREDATIONS COMMITTED
THE REMEDIES HITHERTO APPLIED;
BY COMPLETE SYSTEM OF
WITH AN ACCOUNT OF
EXERCISING OR CLAIMING JURISCTION ON THE RIVER;
AND OF THE
PENAL STATUTES AGAINST MARITIME OFFENCES
OF EVERY DESCRIPTION.
Printed for J. MAWMAN, in the Poultry.
C H A P. I.
GEXERAL VIEW OF EXISTING EVILS.
Ineffective System of Criminal Jurisprudence.--
Facility of eluding Justice. -Severity and inequality of Punishments.--Necessity of revising our Penal Code.-Certain dangerous Offences not punishable. -Receivers of Stolen Property. - Ertent of Plunder in the Metropolis, &c.-Proposed Restrictions on Receivers.--Coiners and Utterers of Base Money; the extent of their crimes.--Defects in the mode of prosecuting Offenders.--Pardons. -- Periodical Discharges of Prisoners Summary of the causes of the present inefficacy of the Police, under nine different heads.
CHA P. II.
ON THE SYSTEM OF PUNISHMENTS :
The mode of ascertaining the Degrees of Punish
ment.--The object to be considered in inflicting Punishments Amendment, Erample, and Retribution. --- In order to render Criminal
CH A P. III.
THE CAUSE AND PROGRESS OF SMALL TIIEFTS.