Letter from J. Browne to Robert Owen

Scope and Content

Manuscript letter, in which Browne apologizes for his "seeming want of attention" to Owen's invitation, citing his "engagements with the Union" as the reason. He informs Owen that the "Grand Lodge of Operative Tailors" have "appointed Six Initiating Officers...for the purpose of founding new lodges in all the towns they propose to visit." Browne notes that "lodges of Industrious Females" are "about to be formed in London."


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