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John Logan Records,1798-1806

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Title

John Logan Records

Date

1798-1806

Repository

Kentucky Historical Society. Special Collections & Archives. Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-1931

Conditions Governing Access note

Access at KHS only. Use microfilm, transcriptions or images when available.

For microfilmed copies see Clift number(s): 0583

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], John Logan Records, 1798-1806, 91SC16,Library Special Collections and Archives, Kentucky Historical Society, Frankfort.

Extent

3 items

Biography/History

Logan, an associate of Daniel Boone, was an early settler in Lincoln County, Kentucky. He served in several of the conventions called to draft a constitution for Kentucky when statehood was sought. As a militia officer, he served in the American Revolution and led a militia company as a colonel as late as 1806. Logan became state treasurer in 1792 and held the position until his death in 1807.

Scope and Content

This collection contains two items relating to the service of John Logan as the first treasurer of Kentucky, and a court document.

Logan, an associate of Daniel Boone, was an early settler in Lincoln County, Kentucky. He served in several of the conventions called to draft a constitution for Kentucky when statehood was sought. As a militia officer, he served in the American Revolution and led a militia company as a colonel as late as 1806. Logan became state treasurer in 1792 and held the position until his death in 1807.

The materials in this collection consist of a receipt issued by Logan as treasurer, dated December 3, 1798, for taxes paid in Clark County; a copy of a bond for 100,000 pounds given to Governor James Garrard, December 20, 1800, for Logan's service as state treasurer for the next year; and an affidavit sworn before Logan as a justice of the peace in Franklin County Court of Quarterly Sessions. The latter documented a statement made by Thomas Bodley concerning land tracts.

Arrangement: Chronological

County: Franklin; Clark

Creator's Occupation: State

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