Samuel Smiles letter

Scope and Content

Address: 6 Granvill Park Terrace, Blackheath, London SE. To R Harrison, Esq. In answer to enuiries on 'the actual condition of the working classes'. 'The bulk of the writers who write for the working classes are, though very decent penny a liners, for he most part people who know nothing about them, and merely get up what will sell for the day.'
Autograph, with signature.


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Catalogue of the manuscripts and autograph letters in the University Library at the central building of the University of London (1921). A copy is available in the Library's Special Collections Reading Room.