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Joseph Warner letter


Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

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Joseph Warner (1783-1859) served as guardian to his brother's orphaned children. He had become a member by request in 1814 of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, and transferred to Green Street in 1817. Warner served as Clerk of 'Green Street Monthly Meeting' and of the 'Committee on Indian Affairs'. As one of the originators of the Philadelphia Hose Company, Watson's Annals described him as "a character beyond reproach for sterling qualities of mind and heart and the most practical and enlarged benevolence." Joseph Warner died unmarried on November 1st 1859, at the age of 76.

This collection includes a single letter written by Joseph Warner to Sarah Johnson, dated 1820. In the letter, Warner describes a visit to the William Penn house.

This collection is arranged in a single folder.

The Joseph Warner letter was purchased by Special Collections, Haverford College in 1979 from Edward J. Craig. Accession # 3973.

Processed by Alexandra Stern; completed March, 2019.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Alexandra Stern
Finding Aid Date
March, 2019
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Collection Inventory

Joseph Warner letter, 1820.
Box 58

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