Charles Gilpin ,‎Quaker‬. ‪#‎Pacifist‬. Orator.

Happy birthday, Charles Gilpin (March 31, 1815 – Sept. 8, 1874)! English ‪#‎Quaker‬. ‪#‎Pacifist‬. Orator. Publisher of many books and memoirs by prominent Quakers. Opponent of the death penalty. In 1842 he launched a liberal Quaker magazine called “The Friend.” Still in publication today, it’s one of the oldest continuously published periodicals in the world. Gilpin died in his home at 10 Bedford Square, London, England. Funeral was held at the Friends Burial Ground, Winchmore Hill.
~The Marginal Mennonite Society Heroes Series.

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