Collection of manuscripts from the 17th and 18th centuries transcribed later. [ca. 1780-1850].


Collection of manuscripts from the 17th and 18th centuries transcribed later. [ca. 1780-1850].

There are nine transcribed pieces. The original authors wrote primarily in the second half of the 18th century, except for one essay, originally penned in 1651. The authors, in the order in which they are presented, are John Churchman; Joseph White; Mordecai Yarnall; an epistle, unsigned; James Usher; Mary Peisley; Richard Shackleton; Christopher Love; and John Lucas.

1 vol. , 20 cm.

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Ussher, James, 1581-1656 (person)

Epithet: of Add MS 32712 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001188.0x00034c ...

White, Joseph, 1713-1777 (person)

Born at Fallsington, Bucks County, PA on the 11th month, 28th day, 1712 (Old Style). He began to preach in the twentieth year of his age. Being an orphan, he was brought up by relatives who so well performed the task that Samuel Folke says of him, "though he had only a mechanic education, he was admirably raised, and endowed with gifts natural and divine". He traveled in the ministry in his own country, and in 1758 went to England on a similar mission, where he remained three years. Died 10 Marc...

Love, Christopher, 1618-1651 (person)

Shackleton, Richard, 1726-1792 (person)

Richard Shackleton, son of Abraham Shackleton (1697-1771), founder of the Quaker school at Ballitore, Co Kildare, Ireland. In 1756, he succeeded his father as master of the school, where he remained until replaced by his son Abraham in 1779. Shackleton's first wife, Elizabeth (Fuller) Schakleton died in 1754; he later married Elizabeth (Carleton) Shackleton, who was active in local charities. From the description of Correspondence of Richard Shackleton, 1658-1808 (bulk 1750-1795). (H...

Yarnall, Mordecai, 1705-1772. (person)

Neale, Mary, 1717-1757 (person)

Mary Peisley (1718-1757, married name Mary Neale, sometimes misspelled Paisley) was an Irish Quaker writer. Peisley was born 19 January 1718 at Ballymore, County Kildare: her mother Rachel (née Burton) was from Mannin, County Tipperary, and her father John from Baltiboys, County Wicklow. The family moved in 1723 to a farm at Paddock, Mountrath, County Laois (then known as "Queen's County"), where she was based for the rest of her life until her marriage. She had little formal education and en...

Lucas, John, of Norwich (person)