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Letter from G. Walter to George Washington Walker regarding the death penalty. 11 April 1850.

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Walter, G (1850) Letter from G. Walter to George Washington Walker regarding the death penalty. 11 April 1850. University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Handwritten letter from G. Walter to George Washington Walker, 11th April, 1850. He is advocating removal of the death penalty for all crimes other than murder. He is concerned that in the colonies the death penalty is often given for minor offences. W9/A1/24

Item Type: Other
Keywords: Quaker, Religious Society of Friends, Tasmania, Religious history, social history, Australia, Van Diemen's Land, VDL, George Washington Walker, letter, G. Walter, death penalty, capital punishment, removal
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Additional Information: This material is subject to copyright protection. Further dealings with this material may be a copyright infringement.
Date Deposited: 15 Aug 2007
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:20
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/1547
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