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Waln, Nicholas 1742-1813

Overview
Works: 31 works in 50 publications in 1 language and 529 library holdings
Genres: Controversial literature  History  Records and correspondence  Sources  Maps 
Roles: Author
Classifications: Z1215, 370
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nicholas Waln
To the President of the United States : the address of the religious society called Quakers, from their yearly meeting for Pennsylvania, New-Jersey, Delaware, and the western parts of Virginia and Maryland by Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends( Book )

3 editions published in 1789 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some observations relating to the establishment of schools : agreed to by the committee, to be laid for consideration before the Yearly Meeting by Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends( Book )

3 editions published in 1789 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Marriage certificates] by Letchworth family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Includes certificates of: John Letchworth and Elizabeth Kite, Philadelphia, 1783, signed by Anthony Benezet, James Pemberton, David Bacon, Nicholas Waln, Elizabeth Drinker, Deborah Morris, et al. Notes concerning births and deaths of their children added; Robert Letchworth and Elizabeth Hayes, Chester Co., 1817, signed by Nathan Hunt et al.; Jonathan P. Knight and Alice Comfort. Bucks Co., 1822; John Letchworth and Rachel Knight, Philadelphia, 1853, signed by Thomas Scattergood, et al. On verso is their 50th anniversary certificate (1903); Arthur Letchworth and Christine Strathie, Philadelphia, 1906, signed by Asa Wing, Emma Cadbury, et al
Philadelphia, to William Logan Fisher by Nicholas Waln( )

1 edition published in 1804 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Waln has taken the liberty of sending a quantity of ginseng to Fisher in Massachusetts, since prospects for its sale at a reasonable price in Philadelphia are dim. Waln goes on to mention family matters and asks Fisher if he has any intention of visiting Philadelphia, which he describes as booming, despite an outbreak of yellow fever
Indenture. : Between George Greare and the trustees of the General Loan Office of the province of Pennsylvania by George Greare( )

1 edition published in 1760 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This is a 5% bond for £120 issued by the Pennsylvania General Loan Office mostly to farmers for improvements. Land values rose rapidly, so loans were paid promptly
Family papers by Nicholas Waln( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence, portraits, photographs, poetry, genealogy and misc. papers related to Nicholas Waln and Waln family. Bulk of material consists of correspondence related to Nicholas Waln's journeys as a Quaker minister in England and Ireland. Topics discussed include news of family, Friends' activities, travel, friendship, spiritual matters, ministry, slave conditions in West Indies (1784 letter of William B. Clark); other correspondents include James Bringhurst, Joseph Bringhurst, Henry Drinker, Rebecca Jones, John Parrish, M. Richardson, David Sands, Hannah Stephenson, John Townsend, Robert Valentine, Richard Waln, Robert Waln and Sarah Richardson Waln. Includes letters (1807-1809, 1818-1819) of Jacob Shoemaker Waln while studying law in England and visiting France, letters discuss his travels and activities and include comments on social life; letters (1818-1819) of Townsend Compton to Sarah R. Waln giving news of her son Jacob; letter of Lloyd Mifflin on provenance of Waln letters; poetry written on the death of Joseph R. Waln (1773-1783), includes poem by Robert Proud; chart of Waln genealogy
Land deeds : Pennsylvania, Indiana, and New York( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

6 ADsS and 1 DS
Letter. To James Pemberton by Nicholas Waln( )

1 edition published in 1783 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Bristol Meeting agrees to become a branch of Somerset Quarterly; mentions financial dispute between John Townshend and John Elmsley
Balderston manuscripts by Henry Drinker( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Most of the correspondence in this collection is addressed to Henry Drinker concerning trivial and more substantive matters of his business and that of the Society of Friends, including a letter from William Savery in 1794 from Canadagua describing a visit to the Oneidas. Also included are a document from the Philadelphia Committee to Joseph Elkinton in Tunesassah (1822) and a subscription list (1831) for J.J. Foster's publication on the New Jersey Crosswicks trial, signed by Roberts Vaux and others
To the President, Senate and House of Representatives of the United States : the address of the people called Quakers, in their annual assembly convened by Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends( )

1 edition published in 1789 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Reports to the Congress and the President on the constitutional powers over slavery
to Thomas Fisher by Nicholas Waln( )

1 edition published in 1801 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

On behalf of William Lawrence, one of Fisher's tenants, Waln informs Fisher that Lawrence is actively searching for another house
Genealogies by Bolton family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Primarily genealogical statements on the Bolton family, but includes Nukolas [sic] Walns prayer, Feb. 1772
Hoskins-Warder scrapbook of letters and documents( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The primary correspondents in the scrapbook are members of the Hoskins family; quite a number of the letters are directed to Benjamin H. Warder; Lydia Hoskins and John Hoskins were both recipients and writers. Most of the letters were written in the 18th century, but some in the 19th century. A number of them are religious in nature, others deal with service in the ministry or visiting Friends and some deal with states of health and mortality. Some prominent letter writers include: Martha Allinson, George Dillwyn, Thomas Evans, Rebecca Jones, James Mott, Elizabeth Robson, Charity Rotch, Nicholas Waln, and Daniel Wheeler
Philad[elphia], to "Esteemed Friend Nicholas Waln" by William B Clark( )

1 edition published in 1784 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letter from William B. Clark to Nicholas Waln, in which he writes of his stop in St. Kitts, the deplorable treatment of slaves in the West Indies, and the improper activities that occur among both black and white inhabitants there
[Friends Meetings in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Maryland] by Nicholas Waln( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

to Samuel Lewis by Nicholas Waln( )

1 edition published in 1779 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Receipt, written and signed by Waln, acknowledging payment of rent from the estate of the late Hugh Forbes
Collection of correspondence and documents by George Vaux( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection is defined by themes within the history of Quakerism, such as the abolition of slavery, education, Virginia exiles, Native American rights, movements within the Society of Friends, such as the Keithian and Beaconite Controversies and Hicksite-Orthodox split, as well as business and spiritual matters. Correspondents within the correspondence series include: Samuel Allinson, Hannah Barnard, Bernard Barton, Anthony Benezet, Anna Braithwaite, Moses Brown, Hannah Cathrall, Thomas Clarkson, John Cox, William Dillwyn, Henry Drinker, George Fox, Elias Hicks, Steven Grellet, Rebecca Jones, Richard Jordan, Deborah Norris Logan, Warner Mifflin, Margaret Hill Morris, Richard Mott, Israel Pemberton, James Pemberton, John Pemberton, William Penn, Richard Reynolds, Joseph Sandwith, Beulah Sansom, William Savery, Thomas Shillitoe, George Vaux, the Vaux family, and Alexander Wilson. Document signers include: William Bradford, Thomas Gilpin, James Logan, William Robinson, Marmaduke Stevenson and Nicholas Waln
Papers by Scattergood family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Scrapbook of Mary (McCollin) Scattergood, containing illustrations and portraits of Biblical and Quaker subjects, famous people and places; scrapbook (1681-1903) of Alfred G. Scattergood containing letters (includes letters of Thomas Scattergood (1668-1745) to his son Joseph), marriage certificates and other documents of Scattergood and related families, as well as facsimiles, broadsides and other papers related to Quakers; misc. family papers include marriage certificates, photographs, poetry, etc
 
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