Letter from Alex Campbell to Robert Owen

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Manuscript letter, in which Campbell writes he has included a copy of The Liberatorcontaining an address given by Owen to the electors of Great Britain and Ireland. Owen is also recommended in The Liberator as being a "fit an proper person" to be stand for election as MP of Glasgow. If Owen wishes to address the citizens of Glasgow, then Campbell will ensure its publication in as many outlets as possible.

Campbell believes that even if Owen is unsuccessful, he will at least affected "some good in turning public attention your [Owen's] endeavours to ameliorate the Condition of Mankind". Owen is advised of 13 subjects of concern to the Glasgow public which Campbell believes he should offer an opinion on if choosing to address the public.


Stamped number: 768


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