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date: 28 February 2020

Waln, Robert, Jr.locked

(20 October 1794–04 July 1825)
  • A. Owen Aldridge


Waln, Robert, Jr. (20 October 1794–04 July 1825), author and traveler, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Robert Waln, a prosperous merchant, and Phebe Lewis. Presumably he attended one of the local Quaker schools and received private tutoring but did not attend a university. His “liberal education,” mentioned by Henry Simpson in ...

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