Letter from Sylva P. D'Arusmont to Robert Owen

Scope and Content

This manuscript letter opens with Owen being thanked affectionately for returning a brooch to D'Arousmont which she had lost when staying with Owen's friend Mr [William] Cox at his country residence Spring Grove.

D'arusmont writes of travelling to America from Europe; the main recreation on the passage being reading Owen's journals and also a piece by Louis Blanc; on arrival [in New York] was met by Alexis from Cincinnati who asks to be remembered to Owen; is glad to be first letting Owen know that Robert Dale Owen has been elected as a member of the Indiana legislature; planning to leave New York for Cincinnati in a couple of days.

The letter closes with discussion of an ongoing court case concerning the D'Arusmonts being held in Cincinnatti.


Stamped number: 1945