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External appearance of the stadthouse. Figure of Atlas. Hat of liberty. Custom-house.
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Streets of Amsterdam. Canals. Shopkeepers. Begging prohibited in Amsterdam. A little pedlar boy. The Exchange. A literary society, the Felix Meritis. Extent of Amsterdam. Number of houses. Population. Police. Watchmen. Fire centinels. City militia. The Rasp-house of Amsterdam, Labour of the criminals confined in it. Expedient formerly used to oblige refractory criminals to work. General appearance of the prisoners. Terms of confinement. Account of a man sentenced to perpetual imprisonment. Exemption from labour to be purchased. Figure over the gate of the Rasp-house. The Spin-house or Bride-well for women. Licensed brothels of Amsterdam.
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Places, of religious worship in Amsterdam. The new and old churches. The Portuguese synagogue. Number of Jews in Amsterdam. State of religion. Toleration. Quakers. Charitable institutions in Amsterdam. Vaccine inoculation. Dutch theatre. Account of the principal female performer. State of the Dutch stage. Old-fashioned female dress. Women of Holland. Inebriety imputed to the stadtholder - To his majesty. A caricature print. Ideas entertained in Holland respecting the person who attempted to assassinate the king. Dress of children. Customs observed with regard to lying-in women.
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