Knight, Sarah Kemble

Knight, Sarah Kemble,

1666–1727, American teacher, b. Boston. She was known as Madam Knight in connection with her writing school and her work as a recorder of public documents. Her famous Private Journal of a Journey from Boston to New York in the Year 1704 (1825) is a source of information on colonial customs and conditions, especially of inns. In later life she herself maintained an inn near New London, Conn.
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Knight, Sarah Kemble, by Sargent Bush, Jr., 12.2 (1995): 112-19.
Knight, Sarah Kemble. "The Journal of Madam Knight." The Journals of Madam Knight, and Rev.