Letter from Robert Owen to James Rigby

Scope and Content

Manuscript letter informing Rigby that he hasn’t heard from him or any news from London since he left London. Owen says he is expecting Mr Scott and Mr Maclean to visit him but they have not yet arrived.

Owen goes on to give Rigby tasks to carry out on his behalf including getting him copies of the Investigator and get proofs of Congress papers from Cotter. Owen concludes by passing on regards from Mr and Mrs Twort.

As a postscript to the letter Owen says he is sending, by omnibus, the damaged likeness [photograph] of himself. He asks Rigby to take it to Mr Claudet [photographer] for repair. He also says he has received a letter from Robert Cooper who is he believes is in a poor state of mind.