Correspondence of Thomas Snelson

Scope and Content

In this series of letters Owen is requested to deliver a lecture and, in fact, offers to deliver three. In the first Owen discusses the subjects of politics and religion, which is against the rules of the Institution, and the remainder of the lectures are cancelled as a result.

Administrative / Biographical History

Thomas Snelson was the Secretary of the Western Literary and Scientific Institution which was located at 47 Leicester Square, London.