Letter from Richard Causey to Robert Owen

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Scope and Content

In this manuscript letter Causey is asking Owen for a contribution towards the building of a new school. Causey explains that he tried to obtain funds from the newly opened Wigan Union Benefit Society, but without a deposit he was unable to secure the money.

Accompanying the letter is note explaining who has already contributed to Causey's fund, and a letter of reference from two individuals (James Fletcher and James Ince) certifying that Causey is of good character.