Letter from John Morrison to Robert Owen

Scope and Content

Manuscript letter opening with chat about a number of individuals known to both Owen and Morrison. These include Alex Morison and the Rev. David Thom of Liverpool, who Morrison to be "very liberal" for a clergyman.

Morrison writes of hearing from his friends in Liverpool that Britain and other countries in Europe are on the eve of "a revulsion", if this is true he believes it will mean a "farewell to Kingly power".

Morrison briefly discusses other issues, noting that preparations for [Aroostook] war in Maine have been given up until it is ascertained what the "Downing Street gentry" will do and explaining to Owen that the Free Enquirer has made little progress in the middle and Eastern states, but is making greater progress in the Western ones.

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Stamped number:1093

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