ATC Johns Frethornes and Elizabeths Springs Letters Discussion
I’m working on a history writing question and need an explanation to help me learn.
Please carefully read John’s Frethorne’s Letter to his Parents (1623) and Elizabeth Springs’ Letter to Her Father (1756). Both were servants from England who lived in the Chesapeake region. Note both the difference and similarities between the two letters and the experiences they describe as servants. Consider the following:
- Compare and contrast the immigration experience of John and Elizabeth. Are any of the concerns or feelings they express similar to those of immigrants today?