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Moreover, sabotage was primarily an attack on their authority rather than their property. Their greatest protection against such assaults was acquiescence in their right to rule: the belief in their neighbourhoods that they were kind and just landlords and magistrates. In one area alone were they exposed to the danger of great financial loss from theft. Their largest possession was land. 37 Lower down the social scale, the property of men in trade and manufacturing and farming was much less secure.
For the Friends, discipline originally meant the rules of thought and action chosen by their sect to mark themselves off as a community from the sinful world: plain dress, ‘thee and thou’ forms of address; and refusal to pay tithes, swear oaths, or doff hats before Crime and society 32 authority. By the end of the seventeenth century, the Quakers began to turn from discipline as a collective statement of apartness to discipline as an instrument of control over others. 1 Because of their experience with collective self-discipline, the Friends displayed a particular aptitude for devising institutional regimens for others.
In the eighteenth century very few of the offences from which such men suffered were punishable on summary conviction. Instead, to recover embezzled banknotes or shop-lifted calico or stolen sheep, it was necessary to go to the expense and trouble of a full criminal trial. Its outcome was always uncertain: the technicalities of indictment or the misplaced sympathies of juries allowed many thieves to escape. After the trial came the misplaced sympathies of petitioners for pardons. Martin Madan, anxious to see property secured by a more rigorous execution of the laws, argued that ‘the outside influences of great supporters’ had too great effect on the prerogative of mercy.
Crime and Society (Readings in History & Theory) by Mike Fitzgerald, Gregor McLennan, Jennie Pawson