Letter from Prof. W. H. Pybus to Robert Owen

Scope and Content

Manuscript letter, in which Pybus encourages Owen to purchase land on which to establish a community. Pybus suggests Wimbledon Common, Hounslow Heath or Epping Forest as possible locations, before outlining the details of his plan.

Enclosed is a printed notice for a "New System of Education" as devised by Pybus and which he intends to teach at The New British Manchester Institution. It is noted that the system will embrace "every degree of instruction for all classes, ranks and persuasions".

Note

Stamped number: 155