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Samuel Emlen Jr. diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-022
This collection is composed of two handwritten diaries by Samuel Emlen Jr.

The first diary, dated 1794, is called "A Memorandum on a Journey into Maryland" by Emlen himself, and entries record his journey into Maryland, and describes visits with Friends there.

The second diary, dated 1817-1818 includes entries that describe discussions of international politics had with friends, particularly concerning Russia, social calls with friends and family, and Quaker meetings.

Dates

  • 1794-1818
  • Majority of material found within 1817 - 1818

Creator

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Extent

0.02 Linear Feet (2 volumes)

Biographical note

Samuel Emlen Jr. (1766-1837) was born circa 1766. He married Susanna Dillwyn on April 16, 1795 in Philadelphia. They moved to Burlington around 1797, where he died at the age of 72, on December 29, 1837.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

MS 1194 Emlen and Jones family papers

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed July 2015.

Creator

Title
Samuel Emlen Jr. diary, 1817-1818
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
July 2015
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

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