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Romilly, Samuel 1757-1818

Overview
Works: 228 works in 657 publications in 2 languages and 11,164 library holdings
Genres: Biographies  Personal correspondence  Trials, litigation, etc  History  Portraits  Autobiographies  Speeches 
Roles: Author, Translator, Other, Creator, Correspondent
Classifications: K46, 343.0924
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Observations on the criminal law of England, as it relates to capital punishments, and on the mode in which it is administered by Samuel Romilly( )

36 editions published between 1810 and 1813 in English and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A letter to Sir Samuel Romilly, M.P. from Henry Brougham, Esq. M.P.F.R.S. upon the abuse of charities by Henry Brougham Brougham and Vaux( )

39 editions published in 1818 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Objections to the project of creating a vice chancellor of England by Samuel Romilly( )

14 editions published between 1812 and 1813 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes of cases extracted from the manuscripts of Sir Samuel Romilly : with notes by Samuel Romilly( )

11 editions published between 1872 and 2010 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considerations on the Order of Cincinnatus : to which are added several original papers relative to that institution by Honoré-Gabriel de Riqueti Mirabeau( )

32 editions published between 1780 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The debate in the House of Commons, April 25, 1814, upon corruption of blood by Great Britain( )

3 editions published in 1814 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Observations on a late publication, intituled, Thoughts on executive justice: to which is added, a letter containing remarks on the same work by Samuel Romilly( )

24 editions published between 1786 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophical work on the excesses of executive justice and harsh punishment composed by English lawyer, reformist politician Samuel Romilly in response to Martin Madan's congratulatory Thoughts on Executive Justice (London, 1785). The "letter from a gentleman abroad" remains anonymous. Dated March 14, 1785, this letter was sent by Benjamin Franklin to Benjamin Vaughan. Franklin, like Romilly, reacts strongly against Madan's support of executive justice, argues against retribution as the primary aim in a judicial system, and is particularly vehement in his opposition to disproportionate punishments, especially where the death penalty is exacted; "is not all punishment inflected beyond the merit of the offence, so much punishment of innocence?" (Bookseller description)
Hints for a reform in the criminal law : in a letter addressed to Sir Samuel Romilly by Late member of Parliament( )

7 editions published in 1811 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letter to Sir Samuel Romilly on the necessity of an immediate enquiry into the causes of delay in Chancery proceedings, and of arrears of appeals in the House of Lords by William Beckwith( )

5 editions published in 1810 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A most interesting case proving the necessity of the bill now before Parliament for altering the bankrupt laws : in a letter addressed to Sir Samuel Romilly by George Baillie( )

8 editions published in 1809 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A letter to a noble lord : from the author of Objections to the project of creating a vice chancellor of England by Samuel Romilly( )

6 editions published in 1813 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The speech of Sir Samuel Romilly in the House of Commons on the twenty-eighth June, 1814, on that article in the treaty of peace which relates to the slave trade by Samuel Romilly( )

6 editions published in 1814 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thoughts on the probable influence of the French Revolution on Great-Britain by Samuel Romilly( )

11 editions published between 1790 and 2012 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The speech of Sir Samuel Romilly : in the House of Commons, on the twenty-eighth of June, 1814, on that article in the treaty of peace which relates to the slave trade by Samuel Romilly( )

3 editions published in 1814 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five letters to Sir Samuel Romilly, M.P. on the subject of his motion respecting the penal laws by John Disney( )

3 editions published in 1810 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tactique des assemblées législatives, suivie d'un traité des sophismes politiques: by Jeremy Bentham( Book )

12 editions published between 1816 and 1822 in French and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The speeches of Sir Samuel Romilly in the House of commons by Samuel Romilly( )

3 editions published in 1820 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Author of Objections to the project of creating a vice chancellor of England 1757-1818

Objections to the project of creating a vice chancellor of England, Author of 1757-1818

Romilly, Samuel 1757-1818 Sir

Romilly, Samuel Sir 1757-1818

Samuel Romilly britischer Anwalt und Politiker

Samuel Romilly British politician

Samuel Romilly Brits politicus (1757-1818)

Samuel Romilly polític britànic

Samuel Romilly politicien britannique

Samuel Romilly político británico

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Languages
English (348)

French (20)