Letter from Robert Owen to Napoleon III

Scope and Content

In this manuscript letter Robert Owen states that he has been directed to write to Napoleon III by a number of spirits, including the Duke of Kent, President Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Mary Shelley and Lord Byron. The purpose of the letter is to discuss a spiritual revolution that Owen declares is "immediately at hand." He states that Napoleon III is one of God's "promised agents," who will "bring about this great and glorious event for humanity."

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Stamped number: 2486