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THE

PHILANTHROPIST:

OR

REPOSITORY FOR HINTS AND SUGGESTIONS

CALCULATED TO PROMOTE

TIIB

COMFORT AND HAPPINESS OF MAN.

......dicam nunc quid homini tribuendum sit: quanquain id ipsum quod homini tri.
bueris, Des tribuitur......

...... Deus, qui cæteris animalibus sapientiam non dedit, naturalibus ea munimentis
ab incursu et periculo tutiora generavit, Hominem vero quia nudum fragilemque
formavit, ut eum sapientia potius instrueret, dedit ei præter cætera hunc pietatis affec-
tam, ut homo hominem tueatur, diligat, foveat, contraque omnia pericula et accipiat et
præstat auxilium. Lactantius, vi. 10.

Vol. II.-For 1812.

London:

Printed by Richard Taylor and Co., Printers' Court, Shoe Lane ;
SOLD BY LONGMAN AND co.,' AND SHERWOOD AND CO., PATRR:
NOSTER-ROW; J. AND A. ARCH, CORNHILL; DARTON,
HARVEY, AND DARTON, GRACECHURCH-STREET ;

AND W. PHILLIPS, GEORGE-YARD,

LOMBARD-STREET.

1812.

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CONTENTS or VOL. II.

REMARKS on the Life of Howard, and on the Police of Pri-

sons

....), 136, 249, 359

Of the Manners and Customs of the People of Cayor, Sin, and

Sallum

23, 152

Memoir of Captain Paul Cuffee....

32

Hints for the Improvement of the Colony of Sierra Leone .... 41

Circumstances attending the Capture of some Slave Vessels. ...

44

On the Slave Trade and captured Slaves

56

A Review of the Arguments of Dr. Herbert Marsh and others,

in Opposition to the Lancasterian Plans for educating the

Poor

57

On the Injustice of inflicting Pains and Penalties for Differences

in Religious Opinion

109

On the Poor Laws, and “ leading Positions" by Jeremy Ben-

tham, on the Management of Industry and Subsistence

Houses

125

Extract of a Letter from the Rev. Mr. Ford, Ordinary of New-

gate, to Basil Montagu, Esq. on the State of Convicis .... 133

Further Remarks on the Civilization of the Indians in North

America.....

161, 258

An Account of the Origin, Progress, and beneficial Consequences

of the Soup Society in Spitalfields....

An Investigation into the State of the Poor in Spitalfields ... . . 184

An Account of the Rise and present State of the Lancasterian

School in Spitalfields ...

193

Anniversary Meeting of the African Institution, and further No-
tice of Captain Paul Cuffee

200, 303

On the Penal Code ...

202

Remarks on a late Execution at Shrewsbury.

206

Confession of John Brien, executed for Murder in Ireland. 208

Acknowledgements to Correspondents .

208, 308

On Persecution for Infidelity

209

Plan of an Asylum for Lunatics

226

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