Author:Collin, Nicholas (translated by Amandus Johnson)


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The Journal and Biography of Nicholas Collin, 1746-1831

By: Collin, Nicholas (translated by Amandus Johnson)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The New Jersey Society of Pennsylvania (printed by Sinnickson Chew & Sons Company): 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017587

Condition: Very Good to Fine

Translated by Johnson from the original Swedish, this is the journal of "the last Rector from Sweden of the Old Swedes' Church in Philadelphia [who] was one of the outstanding personalities of his day, and widely known in the colonies." Collin "held advanced views on the conservation of forsts, on the protection of birds and animals, on the use of vegetable products for the manufacture of 'useful articles,' on city planning, and a dozen other subjects." Also contains "The list of names of Collin's church members, with special remarks about each one, [which] makes the vol... View more info