Letter of Introduction for Robert Owen to Colonel Ragay

Scope and Content

Manuscript letter of introduction provided by John MacGregor, who was writing at the British Embassy in Vienna. MacGregor notes meeting with Colonel Ragay some three years earlier and explains that Owen requests the introduction as he is interested in the "pauper colonies" [in the Netherlands].

Administrative / Biographical History

Colonel Ragay was a Belgian who was employed as the Treasurer to the King of Netherlands.

Note

Stamped number: 973

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