Daybook, 1816-1821.


Daybook, 1816-1821.

Records daily financial transactions related to Waln's mercantile dealings as well as his household expenses, including profit and loss statements, payments to accounts, expenditures for ships sent overseas, wharfage fees, money invested in sugar and coffee speculation, lists of sundries purchased, amounts spent for tuition, items purchased from Fletcher & Gardiner (silversmiths), salaries paid to servants, etc. Many transactions involved Stephen Girard, a banker. Waln often recorded the occupations of those with whom he did business.

1 v. (270 p.) ; 32 cm.


SNAC Resource ID: 8325606

Winterthur Library

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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 ...

Girard, Stephen, 1750-1831 (person)

Charles Nicoll Bancker was a merchant and financier. From the guide to the Charles Nicoll Bancker family papers, 1733-1894, 1733-1894, (American Philosophical Society) Stephen Girard was a merchant, banker, and philanthropist. From the description of Papers, 1769-1831. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 17270776 Philadelphia banker and philanthropist. From the description of LS : Philadelphia, to John Curwen, 1802 S...

Fletcher & Gardiner (corporateBody)

A Philadelphia firm "Manufacturer of silver plate and jewellry and importers of clocks, watches and fancy goods". From the description of Invoice, 1829 August 7. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 83264711 ...