Letter from David Vines to Robert Owen

Scope and Content

Manuscript letter: Vines states that the local newspapers containing information regarding the discussion between Owen and Legg are to be released today, and that Legg has ordered the issues to be sent to him and that he will send them on to Owen.

He recounts the great excitement surrounding the discussion, and that after the event a number of gentleman sought Owen in order to request that he give a lecture, but he had already gone. At the same time Vines has been on the receiving end of insults by "some who are considerd[sic] very respectable."

Note

Stamped number: 1086.