Ebenezer Elliott letter

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Address: Sheffield. To the Editor of the Morning Chronicle, London. Urging him to 'give all possible publicity, by quoting in your leading article, or elsewhere,' a Memorial, composed by Elliott, from Members of the Sheffield Regeneration Society, addressed to its founder, Robert Owen, which was to appera in the Sheffield Iris. Elliott though Owen 'honest, but wrong'; 'I resolved to be a member of his committee that I might convert him or counteract him'. Concludes: 'From discussion men learn what is true and what false: print me and Mr Owen must answer me, notice us, and the owrkmen, if wrong, or misled, will reason themselves into the right way.'
Autograph, with signature.


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