was less of an author, either in spirit or practice, than her friend and associate
, yet writing was an important part of her brief but highly successful career in the mid eighteenth century as a
minister and preacher. During this career she delivered probably hundreds of impromptu sermons, which have not survived. Her religious letters have fared better, since they were collected by her widower,
, and published in edited form after he died, which was more than a generation after she did.