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Elizabeth Ashbridge autobiography

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

Cassandra Rigby Brinton notebook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-004
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume notebook of Cassandra Rigby Brinton, and provides a record of Friends who visited her meeting in Lampeter, and her family's Sadsbury Monthly Meeting. Entries describe the individuals who visited, many of whom stayed with Brinton's family. The collection also includes a typed extract of a letter from Walter L. Moore, who donated the notebook, providing further context for the notebook.
Dates: 1811-1852

Margaret Ellis memoir

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-109
Overview 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.
Dates: 1739-1752

"A Memorable instance of Divine guidance and protection"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-029
Overview The manuscript of "A Memorable instance of Divine guidence and protection," as told to Sarah Taylor by Jane Fearon and James Dickinson, two Quaker ministers, tells the story of Fearon and Dickinson's experience when on a religious visit to Scotland circa 1680.
Dates: Undated.

Mary Rhoads Haines memoir

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-041
Overview Mary Rhoads Haines's memoir details her trip to Great Britain and Ireland, which she took in 1874 and 1875. The memoir describes the voyage by sea, her arrival in Britain, and travel throughout Britain and Ireland, as well as Quaker meetings attended, Quaker families visited, tourist destinations visited, and local history. Includes excerpts of letters and journals written during the trip, as well as photos, illustrations, and post cards.
Dates: 1880

"A Short Narrative of the Life of Jane Hoskins"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-048
Overview 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.
Dates: Undated.

Mary Kite commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-060
Overview The commonplace book of Mary Kite includes extracts from her diary, correspondence, and an account of a religious visit to North Carolina. Diary entries concern family news, as well as Kite's attendance at Quaker meetings and social events.
Dates: 1831-1851

Mary Shackleton Leadbeater diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-041
Overview Mary Shackleton Leadbeater was an Irish Quaker poet and author. Her diary was written for Sarah Dillwyn, and entitled "A Tour Through the Northern Part of England." Entries describe Leadbeater's arrival in Dublin, her voyage to England, including a description of the ship and passengers, her arrival in Liverpool, and her travels to see various Friends throughout London and Northern England.
Dates: 1784

"An Account of a Religious Visit, Made by Hannah Hall"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-133
Overview This manuscript, written by Joshua Maule, describes Hannah Hall's religious visit to England, Scotland, and Ireland. The manuscript describes her trip, including details of her travel, meetings attended, and Quaker families visited. The volume includes extracts of some of Hall's letters.
Dates: 1872-1873

Rosalie Regen Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-166
Overview Rosalie Stork Regen (1909-1993) was a Quaker author and playwright who joined the Rahway and Plainfield Monthly Meeting in 1941. She was the daughter of Charles Wharton Stork and Elisabeth von Pausinger Stork. An active member of the Society of Friends, Rosalie taught First Day School and visited Quakers all over the world. The collection includes journals kept continuously from 1936 to the time of her death in 1993. She also maintained a prodigious correspondence with family and friends....
Dates: 1856-1993

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