Loose, idle and disorderly: vagrant removal in late eighteenth-century Middlesex

@article{Hitchcock2014LooseIA,
  title={Loose, idle and disorderly: vagrant removal in late eighteenth-century Middlesex},
  author={Tim Hitchcock and Adam Crymble and Louise Falcini},
  journal={Social History},
  year={2014},
  volume={39},
  pages={509 - 527}
}
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