Thornton Hunt's circular to Dr. Travis

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Printed circular from Hunt requesting Travis' aid in forming a political exchange, or Social Reform Club, where people holding "opposite opinions, or opinions generally accordant but varying on special points," can debate politics freely.

Robert Owen has written upon this circular a petition to the House of Lords, asking them to appoint a commission to investigate the science of good and evil, in order that the causes of ignorance, poverty and misery may be removed.

Note

Stamped number: 1866

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