Brought to book: Maggie Waldman on Henry Stanley Newman, the longest-serving editor of the Friend

Maggie Waldman

‘He had a great capacity for love and friendship.’

‘The biographies of good men are full of instruction for us if we can read in them the lessons that shall make our own lives godly.’ So said Henry Stanley Newman in 1886. He is best remembered today as the longest-serving editor of the Friend, holding the position for twenty years between 1891-1912.

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