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Penn, William to James Logan

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00088 Author/Creator: Penn, William Place Written: Sussex, England Type: Letter signed Date: 07 July 1702 Pagination: 3p. ; 33 x 21 cm

Summary of Content: Writes to introduce Henry Child, who is immigrating from England to Pennsylvania. Makes reference to the magistrates of Chichester as "our adversaries." Reports on mutual acquaintances in England. Written from Worminghurst, his estate in England. Includes address leaf. Logan had acted as Penn's secretary on his second trip to Pennsylvania in 1699.

People: Penn

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: QuakersImmigration and MigrationGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

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