KNIGHT, SARAH KEMBLE

KNIGHT, SARAH KEMBLE. [1704] A thirty- eight- year- old Bostonian who made a trip by horseback from Boston to New York in the early 1700s. Her observations include minute aspects of daily life during the British colonial era. She jotted them down before retiring and probably used a form of shorthand. Published as The Journals of Madam Knight and Rev. Mr. Buckingham. From the Original Manuscripts, written in 1704 and 1710. New York, Wilder & Campbell, 1825.

 

Diaries of New York: 1609 - 2009 by Teresa Carpenter

Diaries of New York