Letter from Sidney Milner Hawkes to Robert Owen

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Manuscript letter: Hawkes informs Owen that he has "fallen from a position of considerable ease and competence," and is currently dependent on his father. Hawkes states that he is "embarassed [sic] for the want of twenty pounds" in order to cover debts and asks if Owen would be able to aid him, promising to repay half in six months and the rest within one year. He implores Owen not to speak of his request to anybody.


Stamped number: 2566.