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Document Details


Title: Letter from Deborah Norris Logan to Sally Wister, 1778
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=S45-D011
Original Language: English
Time span: 1778
Speaker: Logan, Deborah Norris, 1761-1839
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 19-Oct-1761
Speaker place of birth: Philadelphia, PA; Pennsylvania; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Historian; Physician's wife; Politician's wife; Writer
Age at speaking: 17
Document location: Philadelphia, PA
Document date: 1778
People discussed: Betsy Wister; Dickinson, Mary, fl. 1778; Dickinson, Sally, fl. 1778; Fishbourne, Mary; Fishbourne, Polly; Foulke, Owen; Foulke, Priscilla, 1744-1821; Foulke, Prissa; Griffitts, Mary Fishbourne, 1760-1842; Griffitts, Mrs. Samuel Powell; Jones, Sally, fl. 1778; Mary Dickinson; Mary Fishbourne Griffitts; Mary Norris; Molly Pleasants; Norris, Mary; Owen Foulke; Pleasants, Molly, fl. 1778; Priscilla Foulke; Sally Dickinson; Sally Jones; Wister, Betsy; Wister, Elizabeth, 1764-
Organizations discussed: Great Britain. Army
Historical events discussed: American Revolution, 1775-1783
Locations discussed: New Jersey; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: American Revolution, 1775-1783; Betsy Wister; Dickinson, Mary, fl. 1778; Dickinson, Sally, fl. 1778; Fishbourne, Mary; Fishbourne, Polly; Foulke, Owen; Foulke, Priscilla, 1744-1821; Foulke, Prissa; Great Britain. Army; Griffitts, Mary Fishbourne, 1760-1842; Griffitts, Mrs. Samuel Powell; Jones, Sally, fl. 1778; Mary Dickinson; Mary Fishbourne Griffitts; Mary Norris; Molly Pleasants; New Jersey; Norris, Mary; North America; Owen Foulke; Pleasants, Molly, fl. 1778; Priscilla Foulke; Sally Dickinson; Sally Jones; United States; Wister, Betsy; Wister, Elizabeth, 1764-
Topics discussed - Other terms: Acquaintances; Afterlife; Anxiety; Captains; Daughters; Friends; God; Health; Intellectual life; Male friends; Mental depression; Military; Parents; Physical illnesses; Politics; Relationships; Religion; Sisters; Writing
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S45-D011-160