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Quakers -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

"The Theology of Early Friends with Special Reference to that of Isaac Penington"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-049
Overview Robert Ion's undergraduate thesis, entitled "The Theology of Early Friends with Special Reference to that of Isaac Penington," includes a history of Quaker theology, a summary of Isaac Penington's life, and a brief biography of Robert Barclay and William Penn.
Dates: 1947

"An Abstract from the Life of Mary Pennington, formerly Springett"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-076
Overview Mary Pennington's autobiographical manuscript includes descriptions of her early life, the events leading up to her convincement (conversion to Quakerism), her attendance at Quaker meetings, a description of her marriage and her husband (Isaac Pennington), a description of her husband's family (particularly his mother), a description of a battle at London between "Parliment and the King" at Houndslow-heath, and a description of the English Civil War and upheaval it caused.
Dates: Undated.