Letter from Robert Owen to James Rigby

Scope and Content

Manuscript letter enquiring if Rigby has called upon Colonel Brand to see if he has the book about Owen’s proceedings in Mexico. Owen goes on to say he has just sent a petition to Lords Balfour and John Russell to move for the petition to be taken into consideration. Owen says he doesn’t expect it to be considered but it is worth it been talked about.

Owen says that he will send an advertisement for the Millennial Gazette to be inserted in the newspapers. Owen also says that he has sent to Mr Millam a parcel for Robert [Dale Owen] which he asks Rigby to add more reports to.