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Document Details


Title: Diary of Elizabeth Sandwith Drinker, 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=S8567-D160
Original Language: English
Time span: 1777
Speaker: Drinker, Elizabeth Sandwith, 1735-1807
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1735
Speaker place of birth: Philadelphia, PA; Pennsylvania; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Businessman's wife; Homemaker
Age at speaking: 42
Document location: Philadelphia, PA
Document date: 01-Oct-1777
Historical events discussed: American Revolution, 1775-1783; Battle of Bemis Heights, NY, October 7, 1777; Battle of Fort Mercer, NJ, October 22, 1777; Battle of Freeman's Farm, NY, September 19, 1777; Surrender at Saratoga, NY, October 17, 1777
Topics discussed - ASP terms: American Revolution, 1775-1783; Battle of Bemis Heights, NY, October 7, 1777; Battle of Fort Mercer, NJ, October 22, 1777; Battle of Freeman's Farm, NY, September 19, 1777; Surrender at Saratoga, NY, October 17, 1777
Topics discussed - Other terms: Acquaintances; Church attendance; Correspondence; Economics; Entertainment and recreation; Forts; Intellectual life; Military; Relationships; Religion; Social calls; Trade; War
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S8567-D160-108