Item: James Logan letter to Peter Collinson, 1749

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Record Number: 12536
Collection: Logan family papers [0379]
Volume: 11a
Page: 32
Author: James Logan, 1674-1751
Correspondent: Peter Collinson, 1694-1768
Depicted: Benjamin Franklin, 1706-1790, Pehr Kalm, 1716-1779
Address: Trenton, NJ
Date of Original: February 28 1749
Original Format: Manuscripts › Correspondence
Image description: James Logan letter to Peter Collinson (1694–1768). Collinson, a London cloth merchant, was a fellow of the Royal Society and a botanist who was the center of an international circle of exchange. In this letter Logan recounts for Collinson a visit with Swedish botanist Pehr Kalm and Benjamin Franklin.