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Document Details


Title: Diary of Sally Wister, October, 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-D003
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: Oct-1777
People discussed: Alexander Furnival; Betsy Wister; Clagan, Horatio; Clagett, Horatio; Cole Diggs; David Gould; Diggs, Cole; Ebenezer Finley; Emlen, George, 1741-1812; Finley, Ebenezer; Foulke, Priscilla, 1744-1821; Foulke, Prissa; Furnival, Alexander, 1752?-1807; George Emlen; George Lyne; Gist, Mordecai, 1748-1792; Gould, David, ?-1781; Guest, Mordecai; Horatio Clagett; James Wood; John Wister; Line, George; Lyne, George; Mordecai Gist; Priscilla Foulke; Smallwood, William, 1732-1792; Stodard, William Truman; Stoddert, William Truman, 1759-1793; William Smallwood; William Truman Stoddert; Wister, Betsy; Wister, Elizabeth, 1764-; Wister, John, 1776-1862; Wood, James, 1750-1812
Organizations discussed: Great Britain. Army; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA; U.S. Colonial Army
Locations discussed: Germantown, PA; North America; Pennsylvania; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Alexander Furnival; Betsy Wister; Clagan, Horatio; Clagett, Horatio; Cole Diggs; David Gould; Diggs, Cole; Ebenezer Finley; Emlen, George, 1741-1812; Finley, Ebenezer; Foulke, Priscilla, 1744-1821; Foulke, Prissa; Furnival, Alexander, 1752?-1807; George Emlen; George Lyne; Germantown, PA; Gist, Mordecai, 1748-1792; Gould, David, ?-1781; Great Britain. Army; Guest, Mordecai; Horatio Clagett; James Wood; John Wister; Line, George; Lyne, George; Mordecai Gist; North America; Pennsylvania; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA; Priscilla Foulke; Smallwood, William, 1732-1792; Stodard, William Truman; Stoddert, William Truman, 1759-1793; U.S. Colonial Army; United States; William Smallwood; William Truman Stoddert; Wister, Betsy; Wister, Elizabeth, 1764-; Wister, John, 1776-1862; Wood, James, 1750-1812
Topics discussed - Other terms: Character traits; Courtship customs; Deaths; Friends; Health; Manners; Military; Military occupations; Military officers; Quartering of troops; Relationships; Sisters; Sociology; Upper-class
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S45-D003-158