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Manuscript Group 79
WILLIAM LOGAN COLLECTION
1766-1768
.1 cu. ft.


Personal correspondence by William Logan (b. 1718, d. 1776), the eldest son of William Penn's Secretary of Proprietary Affairs James Logan, to Reading Prothonotary James Read (b. 1716, d. 1793). William Logan served as a member of the Governor's Council in 1747 and subsequently inherited Stenton, his father's country seat near Germantown, where he carried on his father's role in negotiating with Indians One letter dated 1766 vividly describes the public joy exhibited at the news of the repeal of the Stamp Act.



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