Genealogical material on the family of John Allan, stepfather of Edgar Allan Poe, of Richmond, Virginia, including typed copy of tombstone inscription of the John Allan gravesite, typescripts and photocopies of correspondence, 1795-1800, of Peachey Franklin, John C. Allan, Nancy Hunter, R. Crawford, and James Garland, and copies of letters, 1986-1987, concerning the genealogical material.
Typescript by Catherine B. Kinney and collected comments from passengers aboard Pan American Flight #154 enroute to Lisbon when the plane narrowly escaped landing in the Atlantic Ocean and landed safely in Newfoundland, 25 July 1958. Included are notes Kinney took during the four hour ordeal as well as correspondence with publishers.
Papers, 1783-1837, of William Langborn and concerning his estate which was administered by Burwell Bassett. Includes letters, 1793-1805, from William Murdock, agent for Langborn in London, Eng. and typescripts of letters, 1790-1791, from William Langborn to William Short; and abstract from the correspondence of William Short concerning Langborn. Subjects discussed by Murdock include Jay's Treaty; and Langborn's rental houses in London.
The collection is typescripts, most of which are letters, 1829- 1837, from Deborah Norris Logan at "Stenton," Germantown, Pa. to her grand-niece Deborah Norris Woodson of Goochland Court House, Va.