Margaret Knight lived from 16661727, 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.
The journal was published and made public in 1825 and 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. The
Journal detailed her journey on the Boston Post Road. Britannica Encyclopedia includes Madame Knight as a subject in their "Women in American History" section.
Horseback on the Boston Post Road, 1704
Horseback on the Boston Post Road, 1704.
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