Hartford: Printed by Case, Tiffany & Burnham, 1842. 4, 52, 32pp. Disbound, first two leaves detached, foxed. Light chipping and edge wear to outer leaves. Signed in type on page 2: "Henry Barnard, 2d. Secretary of the Board of Commissioners of Common Schools. Hartford, May 3, 1842." Good+.
Barnard "presents the history and state of legislation in this country and in Europe, respecting the education and employment of children in factories, and manufacturing establishments." He also demonstrates, by "a mass of valuable evidence," the salutary effect of education "on the quality and value of labor."
BEAL 4799. AI 42-495 . Sabin 3469n. Item #24998