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Evans family correspondence


Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

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Jonathan Evans (1759-1839) was a Philadelphia Quaker and a founder of Westtown Boarding School. He and his wife, Hannah (1765-1829), had seven children. Among them were William (1787-1867), Joseph (1789-1871), and Mary (1791-1858), all of whom attended Westtown.

Original letters were a gift of Charles Rhoads to Westtown school.

Source of acquisition--Charles Rhoads. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1991.

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