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Document Details


Title: Diary of Sally Wister, September, 1777
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=S45-D002
Original Language: English
Time span: 1777
Speaker: Wister, Sarah, 1761-1804
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 20-Jul-1761
Speaker place of birth: Philadelphia, PA; Pennsylvania; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Writer
Age at speaking: 16
Document location: North Wales, PA
Document date: 23-Sep-1777
People discussed: Edwards, Enoch, fl. 1777; Enoch Edwards; Foulke, Jesse, fl. 1777; Foulke, Lydia, fl. 1777; Foulke, Owen; George Washington; Hobson Jones; Jesse Foulke; Jones, Hobson, fl. 1777; Lindsay, William; Lydia Foulke; Owen Foulke; Washington, George, 1732-1799; William Lindsey
Organizations discussed: Great Britain. Army; U.S. Colonial Army
Historical events discussed: American Revolution, 1775-1783
Locations discussed: Germantown, PA; North America; Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA; Schuylkill River, PA; United States; Virginia
Topics discussed - ASP terms: American Revolution, 1775-1783; Edwards, Enoch, fl. 1777; Enoch Edwards; Foulke, Jesse, fl. 1777; Foulke, Lydia, fl. 1777; Foulke, Owen; George Washington; Germantown, PA; Great Britain. Army; Hobson Jones; Jesse Foulke; Jones, Hobson, fl. 1777; Lindsay, William; Lydia Foulke; North America; Owen Foulke; Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA; Schuylkill River, PA; U.S. Colonial Army; United States; Virginia; Washington, George, 1732-1799; William Lindsey
Topics discussed - Other terms: Cavalry; Domestic life; English people; Environment; Ethnic groups; Family; Fear; Generals; Health; Military; Military occupations; Military officers; Militias; Needlework; Quartering of troops; Rain; Relationships; Soldiers; Uncertainty; War
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S45-D002-158