Letter from Robert Owen to Frederick William of Prussia

Scope and Content

Two copy manuscript letters which open with Owen offering his best wishes for his forthcoming wedding to Princess Victoria.

Owen continues by discussing "the crisis arrived in the history of humanity upon which depends the the future permanent happiness of our race" and outlining his proposals for a "simple, scientific means which excellence and happiness may be given to men over the world".


Stamped number: 2843, 2842, 2912