Letter from James Rigby to Robert Owen

Scope and Content

This manuscript letter opens with Rigby providing an account of his progress with tasks carried out on Owen's behalf.

Rigby left a Petition at the residence of Sir B[enjamin] Hall having calling on him three times without success. Rigby has learnt that the Church has called on the electors of Mary-le-bone to "move heaven and earth" and deprive Hall of his seat in Parliament at the next election for the part he has played in the "Sunday Band Movement" [in opposition to Sunday observance].


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