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Anne Moore journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-046
This collection includes a single photocopy of Anne Moore’s journal. Entries detail her travels as a Quaker minister to Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, parts of New England, and England. Entries also provide descriptions of Quaker meetings, visits from Friends, and Moore’s reflections on religion and advice for her children.

Included at the end of the journal are testimonies about Moore by her children, which were read at her funeral and at the Baltimore Quarterly meeting.

Dates

  • 1756-1786

Creator

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Extent

0.083 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Biographical note

Ann Moore (1710-1783) was born Ann Harbut or Herbert on November 16, 1710 in Pennsylvania. According to an account made by the Friends of Gunpowder Monthly Meeting, Moore’s mother died shortly after her birth and she was placed among Friends. Moore married Walter Moore, who was later disowned or resigned from the Society of Friends. The couple had four children, their birthdates are unknown. Moore was recognized as a minister in 1738, and traveled throughout the American colonies in that capacity. In 1760-1761, while en route to Great Britain, Moore’s ship was taken captive and carried to Spain. In 1778, Moore traveled through Pennsylvania and New York, passing through military lines. Moore died on November 11, 1783 in Baltimore at the age of 73.

Sources: Dictionary of Quaker Biography, Ann Moore’s Journal

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • MC 1192 William Warder Cadbury and Catherine J. Cadbury papers
  • MC 1141 Elizabeth Gray Vining papers

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn, completed July 2015.
Title
Anne Moore journal, 1765-1786
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
July, 2015
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

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