Letter from Robert Owen to James Rigby

Scope and Content

Manuscript letter which Owen begins by complaining he is yet to receive yesterday’s Times. Owen asks Rigby to call at Claytons and request that while the election continues that he wishes the newspapers to be sent to him.

Owen says that he has the proof of his address from Cotter and the next which should go in The Times is the one whereby he declares his intention to be a candidate for the City of London. Owen goes on to give Rigby orders for the distribution of his addresses.

Owen concludes by saying he doesn’t want Rigby to over exert himself as he will need all his physical and mental powers for their Congress.