Waln, Nicholas, 1742-1813
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Most of the correspondence in this collection is addressed to Henry Drinker concerning trivial and more substantive matters of his business and that of the Society of Friends, including a letter from William Savery in 1794 from Canadagua describing a visit to the Oneidas. Also included are a document from the Philadelphia Committee to Joseph Elkinton in Tunesassah (1822) and a subscription list (1831) for J.J. Foster's publication on the New Jersey Crosswicks trial, signed by Roberts Vaux and...
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook of the Hoskin family. The primary correspondents in the volume are members of the Hoskins family, though quite a number of the letters are directed to Benjamin H. Warder. Most of the letters were written in the 18th century, but some in the 19th century. A number of them are religious in nature, others deal with service in the ministry or visiting Friends and some deal with states of health and mortality. The letters cover a broad...
Abstract This collection of miscellaneous papers collected by Leon A. Rushmore includes several religious essays or sermons, a copy of Nicholas Waln's 1772 prayer, and an undated address "To the great Sachems and Chief of the [missing] sitting around the Counsill at new york" possibly transcribed from dictation.
Dates: ca. 1789-1833
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume scrapbook of photos, and illustrations of the following Quakers: William Penn, James Naylor, James Logan, Richard Reynolds, James Pemberton, Nicholas Waln, Lindley Murray, George Dillwyn, Jonathon Dymond, Moses Brown, Bernard Barton, Anna Braithwaite, Dan Wheeler, William Allen, Samuel Gurney, Josiah Forster, Mary Ann Schimmelpenninck, Elisha Tyson, John Bright, Stephen Grellet, Enoch Lewis, George Fox, and Hannah Lloyd Neall. Clippings include...
Overview Correspondence, portraits, photographs, poetry, genealogy, and miscellaneous papers related to Nicholas Waln and the Waln family. Bulk of the material consists of correpsondence related to Nicholas Waln's journeys as a Quaker minister in England and Ireland. Topics discussed include news of family, activities of Friends, travel, friendship, spiritual matters, and ministry. Includes a chart of Waln family genealogy.
Dates: 1783 - 1895; Majority of material found within 1783 - 1819