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Elizabeth Ashbridge autobiography


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

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Elizabeth Ashbridge (1713-1755) was born in Middlewich, Cheshire, England, in 1713, the daughter of Thomas and Mary Sampson. She was a Quaker minister who traveled on religious visits to Ireland and the colonies in North America. She married Aaron Ashbridge in 1746. She died on a religious visit in Carlow, Ireland, in 1755.

This collection is comprised of the single volume autobiography of Elizabeth Ashbridge. It includes a description of Ashbridge's early life, how she was lead to join the Quaker ministry, and her first religious visit to New York in 1732.

The Elizabeth Ashbridge autobiography was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1934 from the estate of Richard S. Dawees.

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed September, 2015.

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

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Collection Inventory

Manuscript, Undated.
Volume 1

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