- 244 pages
- Statistical Vindication of the City of London
- Benjamin Scott
- 14 April 2019 Benjamin Scott
Excerpt From Statistical Vindication Of The City Of London Or, Fallacies Exploded And Figures ExplainedThere Is, However, A Reason, Apart From My Convenience, Why The Figures Relating To Crime And Police, As They Stand In The Earlier Editions, Should Not Be Varied Or Recast The Assault, By The Late Sir Richard Mayne, Upon The City Police, As It Regarded Its Cost And Efficiency, Arid His Absurd And Fallacious Comparisons Between Crime In The City And In The Metropolis Respectively Dignified As They Had Been By Insertion In A Parliamentary Report Have Not Been Repeated Since The Appointment Of The Present Judicious And Efficient Head Of The Metropolitan Police The Figures Relating To This Subject Remain, There Fore, Precisely As In The Earlier Editions, As A Standing Refutation Of Grossly False And Calumnious Statements, Which Had, Most Improperly, Found Their Way Into A Docu Ment Printed By Authority Had These Ludicrous Statements Been Only Approximately Correct, The Question Of The Popa Lation Of The City Would Have Been Exceedinglysimplified, As That Population Must Have Long Since Disappeared Before The Knife Of The Assassin, And The Vindication Of The Outraged Maj Esty Of The Law.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.