Christ Church Spitalfields, London, Middlesex, England

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  • Page 8

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

    Excerpt:
    gin shops in London during one week 142,000 men, 108,000 women & 18,000 children Total 268,000, which esstablishments are the resort of multitudes of wretched & emancipated beings & their is upwards of 5,000 of these houses in the city of London alone, which are licensed to sell intox icating liquors, "The actual cost of intoxicating liquors in England including their manufacture & the duties paid upon them is upwards of Fifty Millions Sterling annually. To this large sum may be added Fifty Millions more, arising from the effectt.["] It is ...
    Dates:
    January 6, 1841