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Ann Shipley diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-070

Scope and Content note

This collection is composed of the single handwritten diary of Ann Shipley. Entries detail her travels throughout Pennsylvania, including visits with Friends and attendance at Quaker meetings.

Dates

  • 1820

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical note

Ann Shipley (1760-1854), was born in London in 1760, the daughter of Joseph and Hannah Shipley. She immigrated to the United States in 1794, and was a recorded minister in New York Yearly Meeting. Anna Shipley married Morris Shipley (date unknown) and the couple had four children; William Shipley (b. 1779), Mary Shipley (b. 1783), Morris S. Shipley (b. 1784), and Hannah Shipley (b. 1792).

She accompanied Anna Braithwaite on her two interviews with Elias Hicks in January and March 1824 and wrote a letter, dated October 15, 1824, defending Anna Braithwaite's account of the meeting.

Extent

0.02 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Acquistion

Unknown.

Related Materials

MC 961 Richard Mott papers

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed July 2015.

Creator

Title
Ann Shipley diary, 1820
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
July 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Script of description
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Language of description note
English

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