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Document Details


Title: Diary of Margaret Van Horn Dwight Bell, October, 1810
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=S96-D003
Original Language: English
Time span: 1810
Speaker: Bell, Margaret Van Horn Dwight, 1790-1834
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 29-Dec-1790
Speaker place of birth: Connecticut; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Cartographer; Merchant's wife
Age at speaking: 20
Document location: Westchester County, NY
Document date: 22-Oct-1810
Locations discussed: Allentown, PA; Bethlehem, PA; Chester, NJ; Connecticut; Lancaster, PA; Mansfield, NJ; Milford, CT; Millerstown, PA; New Jersey; New York; North America; Pennsylvania; Reading, PA; Shippensburg, PA; Springfield, NJ; United States; Westchester County, NY
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Allentown, PA; Bethlehem, PA; Chester, NJ; Connecticut; Lancaster, PA; Mansfield, NJ; Milford, CT; Millerstown, PA; New Jersey; New York; North America; Pennsylvania; Reading, PA; Shippensburg, PA; Springfield, NJ; United States; Westchester County, NY
Topics discussed - Other terms: Agriculture; Apparel; Barns; Beds; Blankets; Brothers; Buildings; Cabins; Character judgment; Communities; Disappointment; Division of labor; Domestic life; Dutch people; Economics; Entertainment and recreation; Environment; Ethnic groups; Extended family; Fear; Ferries; Foreign languages; Fruits; Furnishings; Geographical features; Health; Hotels and inns; Intellectual life; Landladies/landlords; Marriage; Personal cleanliness; Personal finances; Pillows; Profanity; Rain; Relationships; Rooms; Towns; Transportation; Travel conditions; Travel incidents; Travelers; Wagon travel; Writing
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S96-D003-2