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Ann Shipley diary


Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

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Ann Shipley (1760-1854), was born in London in 1760, the daughter of Joseph and Hannah Shipley. She immigrated to the United States in 1794, and was a recorded minister in New York Yearly Meeting. Anna Shipley married Morris Shipley and the couple had four children: William Shipley (b. 1779), Mary Shipley (b. 1783), Morris S. Shipley (b. 1784), and Hannah Shipley (b. 1792).

She accompanied Anna Braithwaite on her two interviews with Elias Hicks in January and March, 1824, and wrote a letter, dated October 15, 1824, defending Anna Braithwaite's account of the meeting.

This collection is comprised of the single handwritten diary of Ann Shipley. Entries detail her travels throughout Pennsylvania, including visits with Friends and attendance at Quaker meetings.


Processed by Kara Flynn; completed July, 2015.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Kara Flynn
Finding Aid Date
July, 2015
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Collection Inventory

Diary, 1820.
Volume 1

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