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and hope that its usefulness may be extended to a wider circle by the present publication. It is scarcely necessary to add, that in preparing this for the press, a few merely verbal alterations have been admitted.

Margaret Woods, a member of the Society of Friends, was the eldest daughter of Samuel* and Grizell Hoare, many years resident at Stoke Newington, near London. She was born in 1748, and was married to Joseph Woods in the spring of 1769. They at first settled in London, but after two or three years removed to Stoke Newington; and she continued to reside in that village, till her seventy-fourth year, when she peacefully departed this life, on the fifth of the seventh month, 1821, little more than a week after writing the last paragraph in the Journal.

* Son of Joseph and Margaret Hoare, of Cork.

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