Elizabeth Rous Comstock


Elizabeth Rous Comstock born Maidenhead, Berkshire, England October 30, 1815 (d. 1891). Quaker pacifist; minister; abolitionist; ran underground railroad in US; opposed Civil War.


"Now we are able to love our enemies and 'overcome evil with good.'" (Letters, p. 284; image from Hanaford, Daughters of Amer., 1888, p. 414)