Samuel Emlen Jr. diaries
Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041
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Overview and metadata sections
Samuel Emlen Jr. (1766-1837) was born circa 1766. He married Susanna Dillwyn on April 16, 1795, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They moved to Burlington, New Jersey, around 1797, where Elmen died at the age of 72, on December 29, 1837.
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.
Processed by Kara Flynn; completed July, 2015.
- Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
- Finding Aid Author
- Kara Flynn
- Finding Aid Date
- July, 2015
- Access Restrictions
The collection is open for research use.
- Use Restrictions
Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).