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Document Details


Title: Diary of Ellen Birdseye Wheaton, May, 1856
Document type: Diary
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=S219-D065
Original Language: English
Time span: 1856
Speaker: Wheaton, Ellen Douglas Birdseye, 1816-1858
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 13-Mar-1816
Speaker place of birth: Pompey, NY; New York; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Merchant's wife
Age at speaking: 40
Document location: Syracuse, NY
Document date: 06-May-1856
People discussed: Charles Augustus Wheaton; Charles Sumner; Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874; Wheaton, Charles Augustus, 1809-
Historical events discussed: Senator Charles Sumner beaten on Senate floor, May 22, 1856
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Charles Augustus Wheaton; Charles Sumner; Senator Charles Sumner beaten on Senate floor, May 22, 1856; Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874; Wheaton, Charles Augustus, 1809-
Topics discussed - Other terms: Abolitionism; Assault and battery; Brothers; Church attendance; Domestic chores; Domestic life; Entertainment and recreation; Environment; Family; Guests; Health; Homecomings; Husband's absence; Law; Neighbors; Political causes; Politics; Relationships; Religion; Social calls; Sociology; Spring; Surgery; Weather
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S219-D065-219