Saturday, 12 February 2011
'Origin of the word "Vegetarian" By the Rev. Henry S. Clubb'
Henry Stephen Clubb (1827-1921)
The reminiscences of a distinguished Bible Christian emigrant to the U.S. who served as President of the Vegetarian Society of America for just over three decades.
The topic was extensively examined by Henry Amos who traced the first appearance of the word in print to the April 1842 edition of The Healthian.
(Clubb letter published in The Vegetarian Messenger dated November 1901)