The writings provide a detailed record of what women wore, what they ate, what they read, the conditions under which they worked, and how they amused themselves. We can see how frequently they attended church, how they viewed their connection to God, and how they prayed.
We can explore their relationships with lovers and with family and friends.
The collection includes approximately , pages of letters and diaries from Colonial times to , including 7, pages of previously unpublished manuscripts—all in electronic format for the first time. The material is drawn from more than 1, sources, including journal articles, pamphlets, newsletters, monographs, and conference proceedings, and much of it is in copyright. Represented are all age groups and life stages, a wide range of ethnicities, many geographical regions, the famous, and the not so famous.
More than 1, biographies enhance the use of the database. Cary was imprisoned soon after his departure, and her daughter, Mrs. Switcher, or Sweetzer, gained access to her, and, by changing clothes, succeeded in restoring her mother to liberty. Assisted by her friends, she was put on board a ship ready to sail for London, and arrived in the Thames soon after her husband.
He was on board his ship shaving himself when she entered the cabin. He started, and exclaimed, "My wife! I really believe you are a witch, and have come over in an eggshell. This is as my father used to relate the story, and they returned together to America, by which time the people had recovered their senses and deplored the many cruel deaths which had taken place.
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Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Captain Marryat visted America in and wrote his observations in two series, each of three volumes. Frederick Marryat was born in Great George Street, Westminster, London on 10th July Frederick's father Joseph, however, was very wealthy, partly by inheritance and.
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This will be an assembly of the wisest Men upon the Continent, who are Americans in Principle, i. Additional information about the diaries List of diaries sorted by diary number List of diaries sorted by date Additional information about the diaries Manuscript collection information and physical description of the diaries All but the earliest of the manuscript diary volumes are part of the Adams Family Papers at the Massachusetts Historical Society.
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