Harriet Martineau to Reeve

Scope and Content

Ambleside. Two sheets. On the 'Workies' and the franchise and her writing on the topic in the 'Daily News'; on Holyoake; James Taylor, the Freehold Land enterprise, the Ambleside Building Society. The local gentry; Wordsworth; death of Mary Wordsworth. On Elizabeth Gaskell's writing. Amusement over a typo (god for God). Expresses content with friendships, long life, busy-ness, stabilised health.