1819 · Edinburgh
Scottish lawyer Sir James Mackintosh (1765–1832) proposes a committee to prepare a recommendation to reduce the number of capital felonies in British law.
NSTC 2M6329. On Mackintosh, see: Dictionary of National Biography. Removed from a nonce volume. A little holing in gutter of first leaf. Faint browning around impression. Inked numerals on title-page, partially cut off by binder's trimming. (Inventory #: 11660)