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This is an extract from a letter of 1903 from the magistrates
at Henley, asking the Home Office if they can order persistent
truants to be birched, or whipped. They were told that they
could not order whipping for this kind of offence.
In Source 1, what was the problem
with the punishments the magistrates were giving out? Why did
they think beating might be a better alternative?
Put some of the examples you have
found from these Sources into your Gallery Worksheet.