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Five counties -- Franklin, Pickaway, Ross, Pike and Scioto have formed a literary society named the "Logan Historical Society." One of the objects of the Society is to commemorate the memory of the illustrious Mingo (Indian) Chief Logan and secondly to collect material for o history of the early pioneers of the west. They have chosen McDonald to edit the book. McDonald says that it is only through Finley and Bishop Morris that he became an author. The character of man is a phenomenon to itself. Differing from other animals, man changes as time passes. McDonald's family health is good. Abstract Number - 572
Book Agent Letters; Logan Historical Society; Ohio History
McDonald, John, "Letter from John McDonald to James B. Finley" (1841). Finley Letters. 868.