Letter from Robert Owen to Marquis de Lafayette

Scope and Content

Manuscript letter of introduction to the Marquis for Henry and Francis Walker, the sons of the late John Walker of Arnos Grove. Owen explains that Walker Snr. was a partner of his for many years at New Lanark and explains that his sons are visiting Europe principally to inform their knowledge of Natural History; Owen remarks that they cannot visit Paris without meeting the individual who has done "much for the liberty of the subject in France and Europe".


Stamped number: 251