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Making their Mark

Monday 13 January 1840 Today the prison visitor must chide ‘the little boys’ again: ‘it made me very unhappy every day I came to find either one or other had been put into the cell or behaving ill this way or that’.  ‘[I]f they wished me to teach them’, Miss Martin tells the sheepish boys, […]
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