Letter from Alex Campbell to Robert Owen

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Manuscript letter making reference to an article in The Times, with Campbell writing he has been "moved by the Spirit to congratulate Owen as the article closed with a "broad declaration" of Owen's first principle - that man is formed from his education and circumstance.

Writes that those who attend the discussion class [in Oxford] have been occupied with the question of the "Science of Society as propounded by Rob[er]t Owen"; the subject attracting great interest and terminating after four nights discussion.

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Stamped number: 2794

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