This collection is composed of the single handwritten diary of Esther Fisher Wistar. Entries focus on family news, social calls, religious reflection, and descriptions of Quaker meetings, and discussions of aging and death.
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Esther Fisher Wistar (1818-1900) was born on September 26, 1818, the daughter of Hannah Logan Fisher and James Smith. Wistar was born a Quaker, and her mother, Hannah Logan Fisher, was a minister of Arch Street Meeting. On December 13, 1838, Wistar married Dr. Mifflin Wistar. Wistar died on April 12, 1900 in Philadelphia, Pa.
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