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Elizabeth Ashbridge autobiography

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-005

Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the single volume autobiography of Elizabeth Ashbridge. It includes a description of Ashbridge's early life, how she was lead to join the Quaker ministry, and her first religious visit to New York in 1732.


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

Biographical note

Elizabeth Ashbridge (1713-1755) was born in Middlewich, Cheshire, England in 1713, the daughter of Thomas and Mary Sampson. She was a Quaker minister who traveled on religious visits to the American Colonies and Ireland. She married Aaron Ashbridge in 1746. She died on a religious visit in Carlow, Ireland in 1755.


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The Elizabeth Ashbridge autobiography was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College, in 1934 from the estate of Richard S. Dawees.

Related Materials

MC 861 British Friends letters

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Processed by Kara Flynn; completed September 2015.
Elizabeth Ashbridge autobiography, undated
Kara Flynn
September 2015
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