Letter from Robert Cassidy to Robert Owen

Scope and Content

In this manuscript letter Cassidy opens by talking about time spent with Owen in the past. He then refers to the erection of Poor Houses, describing them as "ill constructed, ill adapted" and writes of the misery witnessed in Ireland in the years 1846 and 1847, when the potato famine caused many people to emigrate to America "funded by our [Ireland's] expatriated population".


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