Letter from John Perkins to Robert Owen

Scope and Content

In this manuscript letter Perkins writes of his long held admiration for Owen (despite a noting a number of Owen's 'failures' including New Harmony). In light of his admiration, and his general agreement with Owen's views regarding the "circumstances" of man, Perkins asks Owen for instruction on a number of matters which he raises. These include the "innate capabilities" of man and the influence of "sexual intercourse and that all devouring passion love".


Stamped number: 356