Letter from John Garwood to Robert Owen

Scope and Content

Manuscript letter regarding Owen's offer of appointing Garwood as a missionary. Garwood asks for Owen's advice on the matter. He outlines his situation giving details of his current job as a barrister, his income, job prospects, his feelings towards the town and his family's situation. He asks Owen for further details of the nature of the work and expresses doubts over his ability to maintain his family if taking up Owen's offer.


Stamped number: 1063