Letter from Robert Owen to James Rigby

Scope and Content

Manuscript letter. Owen starts the letter by informing Rigby of the papers he has received and those he wishes to see. He goes on to say that he is glad to hear that Robert Cooper is alright but says that he will have great difficulty in making a penny paper pay it expenses.

Owen says that he is glad to hear that Queenwood had been bought by Quakers as he feels they are fast progressing toward their principles.

He goes on to say he is not yet settled [in his new quarters] and expected to have been much more abused by the people for my pamphlet. Owen concludes the letter by saying This is the first letter I have written to London from my new quarters.