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Deborah Logan Papers, 1829-1885


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Collection Overview

Deborah Logan Papers, 1829-1885
Mss. 39.2 L82
36.0 Items
Primary Creator
Logan, Deborah Norris (1761-1839)
Date Acquired
Forms of Material
Correspondence, Typescripts


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Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection is typescripts, most of which are letters, 1829- 1837, from Deborah Norris Logan at "Stenton," Germantown, Pa. to her grand-niece Deborah Norris Woodson of Goochland Court House, Va.

Biographical Note

Deborah Norris Logan was born 19 October 1761 and died 2 February 1839. She was well-educated, married Doctor George Logan and had three sons. She wrote A Memoir of Dr. George Stenton of Stenton. She transcribed family papers at "Stenton" into eleven manuscript volumes, some of which were subsequently published. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: <a href="http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Deborah Norris Logan">http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Deborah Norris Logan</a>.

Subject/Index Terms

Box and Folder Listing

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1829-1837.  Deborah Logan, Philadelphia, [Pa.], to her niece, Maria Virginia Carter, and Maria's daughters, Deborah Norris and Mary R. Woodson, who were half-sisters of Emily Apphia Carter.  35 TC of Ls in V. Also includes miscellaneous Civil War letters of Mary R. Woodson.

7 November 1885. A.A. Logan, Loudoun Germantown, Philadelphia, [Pa.], to his cousin M[ary] R. Woodson, n.p.  2 pp.

Administrative Information

Special Collections Research Center
Acquisition Source
George S. Wallace of Huntington, W.Va.
Preferred Citation
Deborah Logan Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.