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Document Details


Title: Diary of Margaret Van Horn Dwight Bell, November, 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-D004
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: Harrisburg, PA
Document date: 01-Nov-1810
Locations discussed: Allegheny Mountains, PA; Beavertown, PA; Bedford, PA; Carlisle, PA; Greensburg, PA; Harrisburg, PA; Juniata, PA; North America; Ohio; Peach Orchard, PA; Pennsburg, PA; Pennsylvania; Pittsburgh, PA; Turtle Creek, PA; United States; Warren, OH
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Allegheny Mountains, PA; Beavertown, PA; Bedford, PA; Carlisle, PA; Greensburg, PA; Harrisburg, PA; Juniata, PA; North America; Ohio; Peach Orchard, PA; Pennsburg, PA; Pennsylvania; Pittsburgh, PA; Turtle Creek, PA; United States; Warren, OH
Topics discussed - Other terms: Accidental deaths; Anger; Appetite; Beds; Cabins; Character judgment; Character traits; Colloquialisms; Communities; Cousins; Diet and nutrition; Domestic life; Dutch people; Economics; Entertainment and recreation; Environment; Ethnic groups; Exhaustion; Fear; Frustration; Health; Home destruction; Horses; Hotels and inns; Houses; Intellectual life; Irish people; Landladies/landlords; Language; Law; Marriage; Mountain crossings; Mountains; Prejudice; Profanity; Rain; Reading; Relationships; River crossings; Road conditions; Sexual harassment; Singing; Snow; Sociology; Streams; Thefts; Towns; Transportation; Travel conditions; Travel incidents; Travelers; Uncertainty; Wagon travel; Wagoners; Writing
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S96-D004-2