Correspondence of Henry Goulburn

Scope and Content

Series of letter recounting Owen's attempts to get the 'Tolpuddle Martyrs' convictions for administering false oaths overturned.

Administrative / Biographical History

Henry Goulburn was an English Conservative Statesman and a member of the Peelite faction after 1846. When he was corresponding with Owen in 1835 he was Home Secretary under Sir Robert Peel.