Letter from Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 4th Marquess of Lansdowne to Robert Owen

Scope and Content

In this manuscript letter Lansdowne writes that he will present the Petition which Owen forwarded to him. In the Petition Owen requests the forming of a Committee, via which he could put forward his measures [for bringing around changes in Society] to the House of Lords.

Lansdowne writes however, that he is not the proper channel to petition Her Majesty [Queen Victoria].

Note

Stamped number: 1570

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