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"A Short Narrative of the Life of Jane Hoskins"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-048

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the single volume autobiography of Jane Hoskins, entitled "A Short Narrative of the Life of Jane Hoskins." The autobiography 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.

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Jane Fenn Hoskins (1694-1764) was a Quaker minister and the author of her autobiography, "The Spiritual Sufferings of That Faithful Servant of Christ Jane Hoskens, a Public Preacher among the People Called Quakers." She was born in London in 1694, and travelled to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1712, at the age of 19. As a Quaker minister, she travelled to Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Barbados, Rhode Island, Nantucket, Massachusetts, New York, and New Jersey. Jane Hoskins died in 1764.

Extent

0.04 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

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.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • HC.MC.975.01.047 Elizabeth Hudson Morris diary
  • HC.MC.975.03.013 Mary Flowers commonplace book
  • HC.MC.1000 Gulielma M. Howland papers

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed October, 2015.

Creator

Title
"A Short Narrative of the Life of Jane Hoskins," undated
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
October, 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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