This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Milcah Martha Moore. The volume includes excerpts organized by topic, including topics such as: Happiness, Supplication of a Sinner, and Affliction. The note in the front cover of the volume reads: "The Gift of Sarah Dillwyn to Martha Moore."
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Milcah Martha Moore (1740-1829) was born in 1740, in Madeira, the daughter of Quakers Richard Hill and Deborah Moore. After Moore's mother died in 1751, Moore lived with her aunt in Philadelphia. In 1761, Moore married a cousin, Dr. Charles Moore. Moore was disowned by the Society of Friends for her marriage, but later rejoined the Society after her husband's death in 1801. Moore was a poet and created a commonplace book featuring the women writers in her social circle. Milcah Martha Moore died in New Jersey in 1829.
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Milcah Martha Moore commonplace book (HC.MC.975.03.025), Quaker & Special Collections, Haverford College, Haverford, PA. http://archives.tricolib.brynmawr.edu/repositories/5/resources/840 Accessed December 11, 2019.