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Document Details


Title: Diary of Sally Wister, May, 1778
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-D008
Original Language: English
Time span: 1778
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: 17
Document location: North Wales, PA
Document date: 11-May-1778
People discussed: Aaron Ogden; Amos Emerson; Betsy Wister; Brodhead, Daniel, ?-1809; Cadwallader Jones; Charles Moore; Daniel Brodhead; Emerson, Amos, ?-1823; Foulke, Lydia, fl. 1777; Jenny Roberts; Jones, Cadwallader; Lydia Foulke; Maxwell, William, 1733?-1796; Moore, Charles, 1724-1801; Ogden, Aaron, 1756-1839; Roberts, Jenny, fl. 1778; William Maxwell; Wister, Betsy; Wister, Elizabeth, 1764-
Historical events discussed: American Revolution, 1775-1783
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Aaron Ogden; American Revolution, 1775-1783; Amos Emerson; Betsy Wister; Brodhead, Daniel, ?-1809; Cadwallader Jones; Charles Moore; Daniel Brodhead; Emerson, Amos, ?-1823; Foulke, Lydia, fl. 1777; Jenny Roberts; Jones, Cadwallader; Lydia Foulke; Maxwell, William, 1733?-1796; Moore, Charles, 1724-1801; Ogden, Aaron, 1756-1839; Roberts, Jenny, fl. 1778; William Maxwell; Wister, Betsy; Wister, Elizabeth, 1764-
Topics discussed - Other terms: Cavalry; Character traits; Doctors; Domestic life; Economics; Fear; Health; Military; Parents; Relationships; Servants; Soldiers; War; Wartime economy
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S45-D008-158