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Author: Societies for the Reformation of Manners.
Title: Proposals for a national reformation of manners humbly offered to the consideration of our magistrates & clergy : to which is added, I. the instrument for reformation : II. an account of several murders, &c. and particularly a bloody slaughter-house discover'd in Rosemary-lane ... : as also the black roll, containing the names and crimes of several hundreds persons, who have been prosecuted by the society, for whoring, drunkenness, Sabbath-breaking, &c. / published by the Society for Reformation.
Publication info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Proposals for a national reformation of manners humbly offered to the consideration of our magistrates & clergy : to which is added, I. the instrument for reformation : II. an account of several murders, &c. and particularly a bloody slaughter-house discover'd in Rosemary-lane ... : as also the black roll, containing the names and crimes of several hundreds persons, who have been prosecuted by the society, for whoring, drunkenness, Sabbath-breaking, &c. / published by the Society for Reformation.
Societies for the Reformation of Manners.

London: Printed for John Dunton ..., 1694.
Notes:
Reproduction of original in Huntington Library.
"A black roll ..." appears to be the first report of the Society; the publication of a black list apparently became more or less of an annual undertaking. cf. G.V. Portus, Caritas anglicana ... [1912], p. 251.
Subject terms:
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 17th century.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A56029.0001.001

Contents
title page
THE PREFACE
THE NECESSITY Of a Present National Reformation.
I. CONSIDERATION.
II. CONSIDERATION.
III. CONSIDERATION.
IV. CONSIDERATION.
V. CONSIDERATION.
THE INSTRUMENT FOR Reformation.
A true Relation of several Barbarous Villanies and Mur∣ders detected in and about London, by some Constables and other Officers, assisted by some of the Society for Reformation. Whereunto is Added an Account of a Bloody SLAUGHTER-HOUSE in Rosemary Lane, near East-Smithfield: Discovered by A. M. (one of the Constables) belonging to the Society.
A Black Roll,
publisher's note