Scope and Content note
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.
1794-1818; Majority of material found within 1817 - 1818