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Esther Edwards Burr’s diary

Diary-keeping as a spiritual discipline especially developed among the Puritans, and we possess a good number of these texts that help to open up the inner world of their authors.

Rear View Mirror Professor Michael Haykin
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A good example is the diary left by the third daughter of Jonathan and Sarah Edwards, Esther Edwards Burr (1732–1758), as she is known now.