RICHARD, Henry. 18746

£100

Description

Album Page, bearing a presentation biblical text (”Blessed are the peace-makers …”) in Welsh and English, signed ‘Henry Richard’ and dated. 1 page 11 x 9 inches, in good condition. From the collection of Leone Levi (1821-1888), statistician. 15 July 1865. The Rev. Henry Richard MP (1812 – 1888), “the Apostle of Peace”, was a Congregational minister and Welsh Member of Parliament, 1868–1888. Richard is best known as an advocate of peace and international arbitration, as secretary of the Peace Society for forty years (1848–1884). His other interests included anti-slavery work.