Evans, Jonathan, 1759-1839
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters from multiple generations of the Evans family. The primary author and receipient is Jonathan Evans. Letters discuss day-to-day life as well as religious ideas. In addition to the correspondence, there are a few essays and journals included in this collection as well. Essays are primarily religious in nature, while the journal describes traveling in America.
Dates: 1681 - 1860
Abstract This collection includes photocopies of letters from Joseph and Hannah Evans addressed to their children William, Joseph, and Mary, while they attended Westtown Boarding School. Also included are letters from William Evans to his parents, and from Joseph Evans to his brother. These letters primarily relate family news.
Scope and Contents Papers include letters, legal and financial papers, deeds, journals and diaries, genealogical material, photographs, other. Noteworthy among the letters are the correspondence of John Carter and John L. Kite, concerning Gurneyite tendencies in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, 1860; letters, 1895-1899, to Charles Evans; a letter from William Evans, Antigua, June 4, 1780, to his brother Jonathan, telling of life as a ship's carpenter; correspondence of William Evans (1835-1919) with his family....
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume scrapbook of Jonathan Evans. The volume was originally used as an account book, circa 1775-1782, but was later used as a scrapbook. The volume includes newspaper clippings pasted in over the original financial records, and generally focus on poetry, philosophy, and politics.
Overview John Hunt, a Quaker minister from Chester, New Jersey, was born in 1740, the son of Robert and Abigail (Wood) Hunt. He kept a journal for more than 40 years, recording Quaker concerns and daily events. This collections consists primarily of the manuscript journal, 1770-1800; fragments of 1805, 1806 & 1808; and 1814-1824. There if also an account book, some correspondence received, and other miscellaneous materials.