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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Charles Gilpin (18151874) was a Quaker, orator, politician, publisher and railway director. Amongst his many causes were the movement to repeal the Corn Laws, to establish world peace through the Peace Society, abolition of the death penalty and the anti-slavery movement, enfranchisement by providing Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Charles Gilpin (18151874) was a Quaker, orator, politician, publisher and railway director. Amongst his many causes were the movement to repeal the Corn Laws, to establish world peace through the Peace Society, abolition of the death penalty and the anti-slavery movement, enfranchisement by providing freehold land for purchase, liberation of Hungary from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Hungarian exiles in England, the Poor Law and prison reform, Foreign relations. "a thorough liberal" (Biographical Catalogue) He was born at Bristol on 31 March 1815, eldest of six surviving sons (there were seven daughters) of James Gilpin (17801855) and Mary Gilpin (born Sturge, 17891842), a sister of Joseph Sturge. He was educated at Sidcot School from 1824 to 1828. At the age of 13, he organised a mock trial, "with great ability" . His first job was as a traveller for a Manchester warehouse. During this period he came under the influence of the liberal views of his uncle Joseph and Richard Cobden. By way of their opposition to the Corn Laws, Gilpin received a training in public speaking so successful that before he was five-and-twenty, his services were widely sought in favour of many great public movements of the time (Times obituary). He married Anna Crouch (18111892), daughter of William Crouch (1768?1854) of Falmouth, accountant, and Lucretia Crouch (born Anson, 17771858). The number, gender and lives of their children is unclear: In 1842, Charles Gilpin moved to London and took over the stock of the bookseller's and publisher's business of Edward Fry (17831841) moving it from Houndsditch to No. 5, Bishopsgate Street Without in the City of London. The business was successful but in 1853, he retired to develop his other business, philanthropic and. More: Books, , British-Anti-Death-Penalty-Activists~~Books-LLC, , , , , , , , , , General Books LLC

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Charles Gilpin (18151874) was a Quaker, orator, politician, publisher and railway director. Amongst his many causes were the movement to repeal the Corn Laws, to establish world peace through the Peace Society, abolition of the death penalty and the anti-slavery movement, enfranchisement by providing freehold land for purchase, liberation of Hungary from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Hungarian exiles in England, the Poor Law and prison reform, Foreign relations. "a thorough liberal" (Biographical Catalogue) He was born at Bristol on 31 March 1815, eldest of six surviving sons (there were seven daughters) of James Gilpin (17801855) and Mary Gilpin (born Sturge, 17891842), a sister of Joseph Sturge. He was educated at Sidcot School from 1824 to 1828. At the age of 13, he organised a mock trial, "with great ability" . His first job was as a traveller for a Manchester warehouse. During this period he came under the influence of the liberal views of his uncle Joseph and Richard Cobden. By way of their opposition to the Corn Laws, Gilpin received a training in public speaking so successful that before he was five-and-twenty, his services were widely sought in favour of many great public movements of the time (Times obituary). He married Anna Crouch (18111892), daughter of William Crouch (1768?1854) of Falmouth, accountant, and Lucretia Crouch (born Anson, 17771858). The number, gender and lives of their children is unclear: In 1842, Charles Gilpin moved to London and took over the stock of the bookseller's and publisher's business of Edward Fry (17831841) moving it from Houndsditch to No. 5, Bishopsgate Street Without in the City of London. The business was successful but in 1853, he retired to develop his other business, philanthropic and. More: Books British-Anti-Death-Penalty-Activists~~Books-LLC General Books LLC

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9781156278512
ISBN (ISBN-10): 1156278511
Publishing year: 2010
Publisher: LIFE JOURNEY
40 Pages
Weight: 0,073 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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