10 March 1763
Mary Bosanquet dated a letter which was printed three years later as a pamphlet at both London
: Jesus, Altogether Lovely; or, A Letter to Some of the Single Women in the Methodist Society
18 August 1785
The day after the funeral of her husband John Fletcher
, while her "soul was as in the lion's den,"
MBF wrote a detailed and heart-rending account to John Wesley
of the death.
26 October 1815
MBF made what appears to be her last diary entry, recording her sense of the presence of Christ as well as of the nearness of death. She lived about six more weeks.
8 December 1815
MBF died after thirty years of widowhood, of respiratory disease.
After mid-April 1817
Henry Moore published at Birmingham
his life of MBF, which incorporates much of her own life-writing. He dated his preface 14 April.