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Document Details


Title: Letter from Jane Franklin Mecom to Benjamin Franklin, August 15, 1778
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-D033
Original Language: English
Time span: 1778
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: 66
Document location: Warwick, RI
Document date: 15-Aug-1778
Historical events discussed: American Revolution, 1775-1783
Topics discussed - ASP terms: American Revolution, 1775-1783
Topics discussed - Other terms: Domestic life; Economics; Ethnic groups; Extended family; French people; Health; Letters and mail; Living arrangements; Military; Military occupations; Militias; Navy ships; Personal finances; Physical health; Politics; Property destruction; Relationships; Sons
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S18-D033-109