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Elizabeth Hooton, the earliest of the female Quaker writers, left a printed prophecy, petition, and testimony, as well as a manuscript attack on colonial settlements in New England. Literary historian Phyllis Mack observes that her lively rhetoric draws on "gendered images of virgins, mothers, and whores." Bibliographic Citation link.
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Probably 1600 Elizabeth Carrier, who later became EH, was born. Bibliographic Citation link.
February 1672 EH died during her last missionary visit to Jamaica, of an illness which rendered her weak and unable to speak. Bibliographic Citation link.  scholarly note link.
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