Deborah Norris Logan

Standard Name: Logan, Deborah Norris
Birth Name: Deborah Norris
Married Name: Deborah Logan
DNL , an American woman active at the end of the eighteenth century and into the early decades of the nineteenth, was a diarist, a poet, and a writer of family and national history. Her most significant writing is her diary.


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Family and Intimate relationships Hannah Griffitts
The diarist Deborah Norris Logan was her cousin.
Blain, Virginia et al., editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford.
Friends, Associates Hannah Griffitts
It is remarkable that HG 's purely domestic female friends (with whom she corresponded and in most cases exchanged verse) include so many who are known to history as writers: Susanna Wright , Elizabeth Graeme Ferguson
Friends, Associates Susanna Wright
Her friendships, largely maintained by correspondence, took in many of the eminent men of the day: Benjamin Franklin , James Logan , Benjamin Rush , and the historian Robert Proud . Most of these visited...
Textual Production Hannah Griffitts
HG 's poetry manuscripts—in rough and fair copies, but most of them in very difficult handwriting—are held by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania . Others are reproduced in Blecki and Wulf's edition of Milcah Martha...


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Logan, Deborah Norris. Memoir of Dr. George Logan of Stenton. Editor Logan, Frances A., The Historical Society of Philadelphia, 1899.
Logan, Deborah Norris. The Norris House. Fair-Hill Press, 1867.