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The diary reflects the life of a young girl whose horizons were limited by social and religious constraints. She was eager for self-improvement and created for herself a series of routines and good intentions, which are inserted into the end of the diary. In the daily entries she often refers to these programmes by a system of capital letters and Roman numerals.
Personal and family correspondence and papers
Copies of letters to Plumsteads' clients. Includes alphabetical list of addressees. See C. A. J. Skeel, 'The Letter-Book of a Quaker Merchant, 1756-8', English Historical Review (1916), 137-43.
The letters catalogued are an autograph collection, gathered (at least in part) by Sir Edward Frys daughter Agnes. Although individually many of them are of limited historical value, being notes of thanks to Fry and his family for congratulations or donations, and social invitations and replies, the letters as a group do throw some light on Frys career: his relations with other judges, his work as an arbitrator, and his zoological interests.
The Sum and Substance of a Dispute between William Couch an Elder of the Baptist Congregation, and Thomas Upsher, one of those in Scorn called Quakers at Burnham in Denge Hundred, 1699
The dispute, won by the Quaker, turns chiefly upon water-baptism and the resurrection of the body. At the end is a list of names of those present. fo. 1: 'S', '585'. (pencil) hiatus between fos. 10 and 12.