Shaker Autobiographies, Biographies and Testimonies, 1806–1907.
By: Wergland, Glendyne R.
Contributor(s): Goodwillie, Christian.Material type: TextSeries: American Communal Societies: Publisher: London : Pickering & Chatto Publishers, 2014Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (1448 p.).ISBN: 9781781445945.Subject(s): Autobiographical fiction -- History and criticismGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Shaker Autobiographies, Biographies and Testimonies, 1806–1907DDC classification: 809.3 | 809.3/82 | 809.382 Online resources: Click here to access online
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Shaker Autobiographies, Biographies and Testimonies, 1806-1907: Volume 1; Contents of the Edition; Contents to Volume 1; Acknowledgements ; General Introduction; Editorial Selection and Principles; Abbreviations; Bibliography; Autobiographies, Biographies and Testimonies; Samuel Rollins; Missionary Sisters; David Slosson; Elizur Goodrich; Lucy Wright; Mehetabel Farrington; Abigail Bishop; Lydia Matthewson Sr; Rebecca Slawson (or Slosson); Hannah Goodrich Sr; Eunice Bennet; Hezekiah Goodrich; Eliphalet Slosson; Jennet Davis; Daniel Goodrich Jr; John Bruce and Others; Manassah Perry
John FarringtonMatthew Houston; Mary Hocknell; Mary Partington; David Slosson; Desire Sanford; Anna Hocknell; Mary Osgood; Susannah (née Barret) Warner; Elizebeth Woodward; Patience Crouch; David Osborn; Abiathar Babbit; 1827 Testimonies; Testimonies Concerning the Character and Ministry of Mother Ann Lee; Introduction; John Farrington; Eliab Harlow; Rachel Spencer; Hannah Cogswell; Phebe Chase; Abigail Cook; Richard Treat; Anne Mathewson; Prudence Hammond; Zipporah Cory; Zeruah Clark; Lucy Wight; Daniel Moseley; Jethro Turner; Amos Stower; Elizabeth Johnson; Thankful Barce; Joseph Main
Samuel Johnson, SrAaron Wood; Peter Dodge; Daniel Goodrich; Comstock Betts; John Warner; Abijah Worster; Elijah Wilds; Ezekiel Morrill; Benjamin Whitcher, Sr; Job Bishop; Narthan Tiffany; Eliphalet Comstock; Elizabeth Williams; Jemima Blanchard; Anna Bishop; Anna Cogswell Sr; Henry DeWitt; Benjamin Allis (or Ellis); John Robinson; Jonathan Clark; Matthew Houston; Rebecca Clark; James B. Bishop; Isaac Newton Youngs; Matthew Houston; Sophia M. Lowd; David Spinning; Harriet Bullard; Emily Smith; Fanny Pearson; Charlotte Tann; Grove Wright; Daniel Sizer; Laura Thayer; Chester Risley
Julia Ann AveryLovicy Davis; Hannah Quance; Olive (née Amherst) Damon; Thomas Steb; Sophia Wood; Eunice Bath; Mary Hazard; Hanson Chase; Nehemiah White; Seth Youngs Wells; Isaac Newton Youngs; Elizabeth Wood; Thankful E. Goodrich; Betsy Crosman; Emeline L. Kimball; Lois Barker; John Lyon; Lydia Lyon; Notes to Volume 1; Shaker Autobiographies, Biographies and Testimonies, 1806-1907: Volume 2 ; Contents to Volume 2; Calvin Green: A Good Shaker; Calvin Green, 'Biographic Memoir'; Notes to Volume 2; Shaker Autobiographies, Biographies and Testimonies, 1806-1907: Volume 3; Contents to Volume 3
Calvin Green, 'Biographic Memoir', continuedRhoda Blake, 'A Sketch of the Life and Experience ofRhoda Blake'; Freegift Wells, 'A Few Remarks'; Ruth Scott Testimony, as related by Freegift Wells; Blanchard, 'A Sketch of her Experience Previous to 1868'; Wheeler, 'A Biographical Sketch'; Bates, Extract from her Letter to the Ministry; Brewster, 'Book of Remembrance'; Hannah Bronson Obituary; Bates, 'A Few Words of my Belief in a Christian Life'; Sharp, 'Experience of a Veteran Sister'; Autobiography by Elder Giles B. Avery; Autobiography of Mary Antoinette Doolittle
Knight, Brief Narrative of Events Touching Various Reforms
In the late eighteenth century a small Shaker community travelled to America under the leadership of 'Mother Ann' Lee. The American communities they founded were based on ideals of pacifism, celibacy and gender equality. The texts included in this edition come from first-hand accounts of life in the Shaker communities during the nineteenth century.