Letter from Robert Owen to Prince Metternich

Scope and Content

Manuscript copy of a letter, in which Owen writes he has enclosed his ideas (not present) on the changes taking place in society as it moves from an "inferior to a superior state of human existence". Owen explains he voices these ideas not as an ordinary person or Statesman, but "as a man who is deeply experienced in human affairs". Owen believes Metternich to be "desirous of improving the general condition of the population" he governs.


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