Henry Salt Archive

Henry Salt (1853-1939) was the author of the Life of Henry David Thoreau, Animals Rights and A Plea for Vegetarianism which inspired Gandhi for follow a vegetarian diet.

Herman Joynes

Relatively little is known of Henry Salt's brother-in-law Herman Joynes. Henry moved to Brighton following the death of Kate Salt to be closer to Herman.

Salt makes a brief mention of Herman in Company I Have Kept, the story is repeated in Salt's letter The Gentlest Rebel.

It is hoped that in time we may discover more information on Herman.

Published Poems of Herman Joynes

The Old Order Changeth, To-day, February 1887, page 33

Ichabod, To-day, September 1887, page 77

“Dea Certe”, To-day, May 1889, page 149