Harriet Martineau to Reeve

Scope and Content

Ambleside. Three sheets. Complains that correspondence to and from some American friends in France is tampered with by the French postal system. An article for the 'Edinburgh Review' on the 'Disguised French slave-trade,' exposing the fallacies of the Liberian scheme. Louisiana's proposal for apprenticeship of slaves; 'Southern conventions'; Hurlbut's dubious character; Mrs Chapman, Kingsley, and 'The Times'. Mentions heart disease and that she has adopted Maria.