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ANN LEE (1736–1784)

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Originally appearing in Volume V16, Page 360 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ANN LEE (1736–1784), English religious visionary, was born in Manchester, where she was first a factory hand and afterwards a cook. She is remembered by her connexion with the sect known as Shakers (q.v.). She died at Watervliet, near Albany, New York.
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