This early items in this series of letters between Robert Owen and his wife Caroline refer, in the main, to Robert Owen's visit to Ireland to attempt to bring in measures to alleviate poverty in that country. The later letters focus on family matters, in particular the poor health of their daughter.
Correspondence of Anne Caroline Owen
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- ReferenceGB 1499 ROC/15/12
- Dates of Creation1828
- Physical Description11 items
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Administrative / Biographical History
Anne Caroline Owen, nee Dale, was the daughter of David Dale, the Scottish mill owner and businessman. Anne married Robert Owen in Glasgow in 1799, and the couple went on to have 8 children, one of whom died in infancy.