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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.
The autobiography of Willa E. Ballard, a Quaker teacher, describes Ballard's early life, her parents and siblings, her experience growing up as a Quaker, her training as a teacher, and her experiences teaching in Moorestown and Atlantic City, New Jersey, and at the Mekusukey School in the Seminole Nation, as well as her time as a teacher and later a principal at various schools in California.
Margaret Ellis's memoir begins with an account of Ellis's convincement (conversion to Quakerism) at the age of 14, her experiences in the Society of Friends, her experiences as a minister, and her travels as a minister in England from Philadelphia with her friend Margaret Lewis.
The single volume autobiography of Jane Hoskins, entitled "A Short Narrative of the Life of Jane Hoskins," details her early life, an account of her convincement (conversion to Quakerism), her passage to Pennsylvania as an indentured servant, and her Quaker beliefs and religious reflection.
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.
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