Papers, 1792-1823.


Papers, 1792-1823.

Most of these papers relate to the commercial transactions of Robert Waln in the East India and China trade and include some of his personal correspondence, 1799-1819; miscellaneous papers, passports, accounts, and bills, 1792-1823; insurance policies, 1810-1817; protest of loss and claim to indemnity for the ship Emila, wrecked 1811. There are papers of some literary interest, among which are the manuscripts of Robert Waln: "Horace in Philadelphia," 1813; "The Hermit in Philadelphia," 1818-1820; "Return of Regulars to Rome," 1811; notes on religion, temples, superstitions; and a list of books in the Waln house in Frankford, Philadelphia, 1818-1819.


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Waln, Robert, 1794-1825 (person)

Robert Waln, Jr. was a merchant in Philadelphia, Pa. He was also interested in literature and wrote satire. From the description of Daybook, 1816-1821. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 84666166 ...

Emila (ship). (corporateBody)