Maria Dickinson Logan collection

These miscellaneous papers include the letterbook of Jonathan Dickinson, 1698-1701; letterbook of James Logan, 1731-1732, 1741-1742; letters of Mary Norris, 1786-1799; biographical sketch of Dr. George Logan, 1821; a leather-bound manuscript, "Observations in a Voyage of the Low Countries,"...

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Main Author: Logan, Maria Dickinson 1857-1939 (Creator)
Collection:Maria Dickinson Logan Collection
Collection Number:0382
Format: Manuscript
Language:English
Physical Description: 3.0 Linear feet 3 linear feet,
Summary: These miscellaneous papers include the letterbook of Jonathan Dickinson, 1698-1701; letterbook of James Logan, 1731-1732, 1741-1742; letters of Mary Norris, 1786-1799; biographical sketch of Dr. George Logan, 1821; a leather-bound manuscript, "Observations in a Voyage of the Low Countries," 1671; and letters and pamphlets on religion, politics, and society in Pennsylvania, 1705-1890, by people prominent in the history of Pennsylvania, including Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, John Dickinson, Hannah Griffitts, John Hancock, Thomas Rodney, Caesar Rodney, Archibald Hamilton Rowan, Conrad Weiser. This collection also contains letters from people in England, including Hannah and William Penn and John Fothergill. There are letters by the botanists John Bartram and John Blackburne. Most of this collection is letters by the Logan family and their relatives, the Fishers and Norrises, including a letter from Benjamin Franklin to James Logan, 1748.