Knight, Sarah Kemble
April 19, 1666
September 25, 1727
New London, Connecticut
Colonial diarist and businesswoman
"I thought it proper to warn poor Travailers to endeavor ...
Excerpt from the Journal of Madame Knight by Sarah Kemble Knight
Excerpt from The Journal of Madame Knight
Reprinted in Early American Writing
Published in 1994
"This Rode was poorly furnished ...
Sarah Kemble Knight's account of her journey on horseback from Boston to New York in the early eighteenth century ranks as one of the finest and earliest examples of witty prose and the sort of broad ...
Sarah Kemble Knight's published journal recounts the trip she made from her Moon Street home in Boston to New Haven and New York City and back between 2 October 1704 and 3 March 1705. Her five-month,...