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Diary of Sarah Prince Gill

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Title:
Diary of Sarah Prince Gill
Description:
A manuscript diary in two sections. The primary section comprises 156 unnumbered pages, with entries dated from January, 1756, to June, 1764. A secondary, earlier section section runs from back to front, comprising 26 unnumbered pages, with entries dated from October, 1743, to March 1745.
Creator:
Gill, Sarah, 1728-1771
Former owner:
Skinner, Edna C., active 20th century
Former owner:
Skinner, S.L.
Date:
October 23, 1743–June 17, 1764
Format:
Manuscripts
Genre:
Diaries
Autographs (Provenance)
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Colonial and Revolutionary Boston (Collection of Distinction)
Subjects:
Women--Diaries
Christian women--Diaries
Gill, Sarah, 1728-1771
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Extent:
1 volume ([156], [26] pages) : paper ; 17 x 11 cm (8vo)
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Place of origin:
Boston
Notes (acquisition):
Gift of Edna C. Skinner of Tacoma, Washington, in August, 1947.
Notes:
Title devised by cataloger.
Published in full in: McCulley, Sue Lane and Dorothy Z. Baker, eds., The Silent and Soft Communion: the Spiritual Narratives of Sarah Pierpont Edwards and Sarah Prince Gill. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2005.
Notes (object):
Pencil autograph of S.L. Skinner on front flyleaf recto.
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_017004
Call #:
RARE BKS Ms q D.1.4
Barcode:
39999090868942