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Some account of the forepart of the life of Elizabeth Ashbridge  of Chester County

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: 003-MS 31
Scope and Contents Contains the memoirs of Elizabeth Ashbridge from the days of her youth in Ireland to her life as an indentured servant and Quaker in the United States.  The story begins with her arrival in New York in 1732 and includes her servitude in Pennsylvania, her marriage to a school master, their lives in Rhode Island, and her return to Pennsylvania to visit Quaker relations.  She remarried in 1746 following the death of her abusive husband and returned to Ireland in 1753.  She died there in 1755.  Her...

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