Letter from James Rigby to Robert Owen

Scope and Content

This manuscript letter opens with Rigby writing his upset at learning Owen has been unwell; he hopes recovery will come soon so that Owen may "live to see in practical operation of the Glorious redemption of humanity".

Rigby follows this by providing a brief account of his progress carrying out tasks and errands on Owen's behalf. This includes arranging for copies of Owen's "life" [autobiography] to be delivered to a number of individuals, settling an account with a Mr Brooks and promising to take the "best course" with Owen's Petition and Memorial


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