Preface; Book I. Of the Poor, from the Conquest to the Present Period: 1. Of the poor, from the Conquest to the Reformation; 2. Of the poor, from the Reformation to the Revolution; 3. Of the poor, from the Revolution to the present period; Book II. Of National Establishments for the Maintenance of the Poor: Of the English Poor System: Proposed Amendments: Of the Diet, Dress, Fuel, and Habitation of the Labouring Classes in Great Britain: And of Friendly Societies: 1. Of national establishments for the maintenance of the poor, of the English poor law, and of Mr. Pitt's proposed Bill for the better Relief of the Poor; 2. Of the diet, dress, fuel, and habitation, of the labouring classes; 3. Of friendly societies.