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  HO44/17 f.1; these Home Office figures compare the number of criminal offenders in 1826 with 1825.
 
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  As you read these sources look for:
Is crime increasing or decreasing?
Is it the same picture in all cases?
In Source 2, note which years are involved. What does this allow us to say about the years 1750-1900?
 
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  HO44/17 f.1; Home Office figures