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Daniel Wheeler family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-145

Abstract

This collection includes papers of Daniel Wheeler. Included are accounts of the family while living in Russia, a description of the death of Daniel's wife Jane, letters from Daniel and his daughter Sarah to their friend Ellis Yarnall and his daughter Sarah. Also included are letters to various other Quakers, concerning issues of Quaker spirituality, and an account of the death of Daniel Wheeler by his daughter Sarah.

Dates

  • 1820-1843

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Daniel Wheeler (1771-1840) was an English Quaker traveler and farmer. He spent many years in Russia, with his wife, Jane, and their children, clearing the swampland around St. Petersburg. He also sailed to the South Seas, following a religious calling.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (11 folders.))

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Friends Reference Library, London. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1923.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Friends Historical Association. Method of acquisition--Gift of.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Alice Miller. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1975.

Creator

Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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