Fisher, Samuel R. (fl. 1777) Journal of the exiled friends in Virginia.
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00527.01 Author/Creator: Fisher, Samuel R. (fl. 1777) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Wincester, Virginia Type: Manuscript Date: 02 September 1777 - 31 December 1777 Pagination: 1 v. with inserts 35 x 22 cm
Daily journal of one of the company of Quakers suspected of disloyalty, detained, and exiled from Pennsylvania to Winchester and Stauton, Virginia during the Revolutionary War. Contains details of the imprisonment and removal from Philadelphia, mentions sympathizers met along the way, and comments on life in Virginia. Includes various letters, petitions, and official orders made regarding the case. Composed by the group as a whole, and probably intended as their official account.
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