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Document Details


Title: Letter from Phillis Wheatley to John Thornton, October 30, 1774
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=S33-D004
Original Language: English
Time span: 1774
Speaker: Wheatley, Phillis, 1753(?)-1784
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1753-?
Speaker place of birth: Gambia; Africa
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Servant; Slave; Writer
Age at speaking: 21
Document location: Boston, MA
Document date: 30-Oct-1774
Locations discussed: Africa
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Africa
Topics discussed - Other terms: Agriculture; Bereavement; Entertainment and recreation; Freed slaves; International travel; Religion; Religious beliefs; Sociology
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S33-D004-126