First Annual Report on the Managers of the Society for the Reformation of Juvenile Delinquents in the City of New York.

New York: Printed by Mahlon Day, 1825.

Price: $150.00


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First edition. Frontispiece woodcut of the House of Refuge for Male Juvenile Delinquents. 52 pp. including 12 pages listing Subscribers and Donors to the Sociey. 1 vols. 8vo. Disbound, some spotting and light soiling, else a very good copy.

Item #23678

The program is described with results cited including several cases, a fine early example of the studies of juvenile delinquency. The President of the Society was Cadwallader Colden, former mayor of New York. He was noted for his work on poor relief and juvenile welfare.