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Elizabeth Ashbridge autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-005

Scope and Contents

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.

Dates

  • Undated.

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (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 Ireland and the colonies in North America. She married Aaron Ashbridge in 1746. She died on a religious visit in Carlow, Ireland, in 1755.

Extent

0.06 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Overview

The autobiography of Elizabeth Ashbridge includes a description of her early life, how she was lead to join the Quaker ministry, and her first religious visit to New York in 1732.

Acquisition

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

Related Materials

HC.MC.861 British Friends letters

Processing Information

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