Captain Patrick Logan’s Diary

Captain Patrick Logan’s Diary

A transcription of Captain Patrick Logan’s Diary is now published under Rare Books and Documents. Logan’s diary contains regular entries related to the daily running of the settlement as well as details of his exploration of the region. Included is a letter written by Lt George Edwards of the 57th Regiment informing Lt Colonel Allan, Commander 57th Regiment in Sydney, of Logan’s death in 1830. The diary continues to be written by Patrick Logan’s son Robert, who later followed his father into the 57th Regiment. The entries begin from July 1848 and end in 1854. The diary was transcribed by Marilyn England who has kindly given us permission to publish the transcription on our website.

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