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Document Details


Title: Letter from Jane Franklin Mecom to Benjamin Franklin, August 18, 1777
Document type: Letter
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: North American Women's Letters and Diaries (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/nawld/documentidx.pl?aspdocid=S18-D028
Original Language: English
Time span: 1777
Speaker: Mecom, Jane Franklin, 1712-1794
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 27-Mar-1712
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Businessman's wife; Businesswoman; Landlord
Age at speaking: 65
Document location: Philadelphia, PA
Document date: 18-Aug-1777
Historical events discussed: American Revolution, 1775-1783
Topics discussed - ASP terms: American Revolution, 1775-1783
Topics discussed - Other terms: Deaths; Exchange of prisoners; Extended family; Health; Law; Military; Physical health; Prisoners of war; Relationships; Ship captains; Sons-in-law
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S18-D028-109