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Crime and PunishmentSir John Fielding Return to the main page
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  T1/413/270-299; in this letter Sir John Fielding gives his account to the Treasury of how he has spent his grant and what results he has achieved. He hopes for the same money next year. The signature hints at his blindness.
  What can you tell from these documents about how Sir John Fielding tried to crack down on crime? How can you tell he only got the money on a year by year basis?
Source 1: How many highwaymen had he caught? What else had he achieved?
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  1  T1/413/270-299;  letter
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