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Elizabeth Hudson Morris diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-047

Scope and Contents

This collection includes the original, loose leaf copy of Elizabeth Hudson Morris’s diary, as well as a photocopy of the original, and a typed transcript. Entries describe Elizabeth’s travel as a Quaker minister throughout the British colonies in North America, as well as Ireland and Scotland, and Quaker meetings. Copied versions of letters from Jane Hoskins are also included in the volume.

Dates

  • 1743-1778

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Elizabeth Hudson Morris (1721-1783) was born to William and Jane Hudson in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1721. Morris traveled as a Quaker minister with Jane Hoskins from 1747 to 1749 through Pennsylvania, New York, Ireland, and Scotland. Elizabeth married Anthony Morris, Jr. in 1752. Elizabeth Hudson Morris died May 22, 1783, at 62.

Source: Dictionary of Quaker Biography

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet : 1 volume

Language

English

Overview

Elizabeth Hudson Morris was a Quaker minister who traveled through the United States, Ireland, and Scotland. Diary entries describe Elizabeth’s travel as a Quaker minister throughout the British colonies in North America, as well as Ireland and Scotland, and Quaker meetings. Copied versions of letters from Jane Hoskins are also included in the volume.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • HC.MC.1000 Gulielma M. Howland papers
  • HC.MC.1008 Morris-Sansom family papers

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed July, 2015.
Title
Elizabeth Hudson Morris diary, 1743-1778
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
July, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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