Letter from Alex Campbell to Robert Owen

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Manuscript letter sent along with an enclosed copy of The Spirit of the Age. Campbell requests Owen to write from France; desirous of knowing what Owen is "doing for humanity"; writes that he spent an evening in the company of Lord Ashley at his home and put to him his thoughts on the necessity of the Government adopting measures to "employ and educate the people". Ashley pledged to put these thoughts to Her Majesty [Queen Victoria] has she had sent for him to visit Osborne House, [Isle of Wight] in a few days.


Stamped number: 1634

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