George Gorman had enormous influence during the forty years he worked for Quakers, acting as a comfortable catalyst between the small Quaker world and the fast-changing world of the 20th centry Britain. He transformed the public perception of Quaker
In the summer of 1813, as war with Britain intensified, President James Madison secretly dispatched an envoy to the Regency government of Spain with the urgent goal of thwarting a feared British bid to use Spanish Florida.
The Friends Ambulance Unit 'China Convoy' 1945-1951. China in the late 1940s was an ancient society still in the grips of feudalism, desperately poor and in need of modernisation. Jack Jones wrote a contemporary account of day to day life there.