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Drinker, Elizabeth Sandwith

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1734 - 1807

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Henry and Elizabeth Drinker letters

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-854
Scope and Contents note This collection contains letters exchanged between Henry and Elizabeth Drinker during Henry’s 1777-1778 exile to Winchester, Virginia. The correspondence spans fairly consistently over this nearly year-long imprisonment, and each letter is accompanied by a typed transcript. The letters discuss Drinker’s imprisonment, including information about his fellow prisoners, his heath and mental wellbeing, and the politics of his imprisonment. Drinker also makes repeated appeals to be kept updated about...
Dates: 1777-1778