In Her Own Right

Mary Kite diary

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Date created 1827-01-01 – 1840-01-01
Creators Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861
Description Discusses her religious life, including her feelings at Quaker meetings and the people she heard speak there; her struggles against the temptations of "the evil one"; her visits to various people for spiritual purposes; and her increasingly strong urge to speak in meeting. Mentions being appointed to "treat with a young woman who had joined the Society of Shakers." Also discusses illnesses and major life events among her family and friends.
Size 64 pages
Type text
Subjects Diaries | Spiritual journals | Quaker women | Quakers--Family relationships | Faith | Quakers--Religious life | Public worship--Society of Friends | Devil | Hicksites
Geographical location Chester County (Pa.)
Language English
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Contributing institution Haverford College Library, Quaker & Special Collections
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