Lot 8: James Logan, letter in reference to a mortgage signed by James Logan just a couple months before his death. Henlon Philadelphia , May 8, 17(51?). James Logan (October 20, 1674-October 31, 1751)was a statesman and scholar, was born in Lurgan, County Armagh, Ireland, of Scottish descent and Quaker parentage. Logan served as colonial secretary to William Penn. he held a number of public offices, including Mayor of Philadelphia. He was a friend and mentor to Franklin and founding trustee of the College of Philadelphia, the predecessor of the University of Pennsylvania.
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