Letter from Robert Owen to the Editor of the Bolton Free Press

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In this manuscript letter Owen replies to a letter published in the Bolton Free Press.The letter, signed "Lacins", critiques a lecture delivered at Bolton Theatre - questioning Owen's concept of "a new moral estate." Owen documents his own learning and experience and suggests that: "it is evident that 'Lacins' like every other writer upon this new system has given his opinion before he has taken rational means to understand what the subject really is."

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Stamped number: 830