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Manuscript Group 247
ALGERNON SYDNEY LOGAN and ROBERT RESTALRIG LOGAN PAPERS
[ca. 1680-1945]
2.5 cu. ft.


Consists of manuscript and printed material of or pertaining to members of the Logan family, including those of James Logan, first provincial secretary of William Penn, his father Patrick Logan, and descendants Algernon Sydney Logan and Robert Restalrig Logan. Included are three volumes of printed and manuscript copies of Indian treaties, conferences, and other memorials relating to Indian affairs, covering the period 1722-1762; copies of John Dickinson correspondence, 1753-1776; and one volume of minutes and related items of the Indiana Company, 1776-1789.

Material relating directly to the Logan-Wister families (Algernon S. Logan's wife was Mary Wynne Wister, and his mother, who was the wife of John Dickinson Logan, was Susan Wister) consists of one cubic foot of family portraits and photographs; published collections of poetry and novels written by Algernon S. and Robert R. Logan; the journal of Mary Wynne Wister, 1873-1880; a Biographical Sketch of Algernon Sydney Logan published in 1934; and related genealogical materials. There are items which pertain to Albinus Charles Logan, Deborah Norris Logan, Francis (Fanny) Logan, Catherine Armatt Luxmore, Edward Coryndon Logan Luxmore, Francis Logan Luxmore, Isaac Norris, Mary Lloyd Norris, Alexander W. Wister, Anne Wister, Charles Jones Wister, Owen Wister, William Wynne Wister, etc.




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