TITLE

Meet Thomas and Susannah Bridges

AUTHOR(S)
Trippe-McRee, K.
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Appleseeds;Sep2006, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the diary entries of 10 years old Thomas Bridges and 13 years old Susannah Bridges which showed the tough life of orphans in Jamestown, Virginia in the 1600s. The brother and the sister were indentured for household help in Jamestown in exchange for food and a place to live. Susannah worked for the household's mistress while Thomas worked for the master. Thomas' ears were once boxed by his master for neglecting his work.
ACCESSION #
22457528

 

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