Letter from Henry McCormac to Robert Owen

Scope and Content

Manuscript letter, in which McCormac writes of his pleasure in reading Owen has started a new Society; the objectives and proceedings of which are in accordance with Mccormac's views as it sets people "in action" and gives them an "immediate practical object[ive]". McCormac notes he is particularly pleased that Owen appears to have made provision for "persons of all religions and persuasions".

McCormac closes by writing of the lack of progress in Ireland regarding the condition of the working classes, noting that he has not perceived "addition to the number of enlightened among them" and that the social meeting they are due to have will be "miserably attended".

Note

Stamped number: 326