Draft letter from Robert Owen to [Charles] Poulett Thomson

Scope and Content

Manuscript letter: A draft copy of Owen's response to a note by Thomson, found in the previous entry of this series.

The draft covers the same ground as that found in the previous entry, except the subject matter is revealed. Owen believes that machinery and science is the cause of the labour classes' woes, destroying the value of their work and reducing the amount of employment.


Stamped number: 1136.