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A New Moral World!
Mr. Owen's New Harmony, Indiana...
Item # 659524 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, December, 1826 and is about 55 pages in length. Although this issue has several articles of interest, perhaps the most intriguing is found under the heading, "NORTH AMERICA - Mr. Owen's New Harmony," which describes in detail Robert Owen's vision for "a New Moral World" of happiness, enlightenment, and prosperity through education, science, technology, and communal living. Owen believed his utopian community would create a "superior social, intellectual and physical environment" based on his ideals of social reform (source, Wikipedia). See images for the entire text describing this utopian community.
The front page of this issue has a nice masthead of St. John's Gate and contains news & stories from around the world. This issue is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper used during this period in printing.
Category: Pre-Civil War