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discovery, settlement, and present state of Kentucke.

John Filson

discovery, settlement, and present state of Kentucke.

by John Filson

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Published by Corinth books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Boone, Daniel, -- 1734-1820.,
  • Plankashaw Indians.,
  • Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1775-1783.,
  • Indians of North America.,
  • Kentucky.,
  • Kentucky -- History -- To 1792.,
  • Ohio River Valley.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIntrod. by William H. Masterson.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 188 p.
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22136721M

    Original t.p. reads: The discovery, settlement, and present state of Kentucke; and an essay towards the topography and natural history of that important country Reprint of the ed. published by J. Adams, Wilmington, Del. The Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucke (): An Online Electronic Text Edition. Abstract This is an open-access electronic text edition of Filson’s seminal work on the early history of Kentucky, including the first pub-lished account of the life and adventures of Daniel Boone. Filson’s.

      Buy The Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucke () by John Filson (Paperback) online at Lulu. Visit the Lulu Marketplace for product details, ratings, and .   Filson’s book, “The Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucke,” was really a long brochure, meant to inflate the value of the author’s real estate near present-day Lexington.

    DISCOVERY, SETTLEMENT. And prffent State of. KENTUCKE: AND. An ESSAY towards the Topography, and Natural Hisiory of that im¬ portant Country: To which ii added. An A P P E N D I X, CONTAINING, I. The. Adventures. ofCol. DafiielBoon, one of the firft Settlers, comprehending every im¬ portant Occurrence in the political Hiilory of that File Size: 5MB. Kentucky: The Discovery, Settlement And Present State of Kentucke: And An Essay towards the Topography, and Natural History of That Important Country J-F R F


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It also includes the “Map of Kentucke” published in along with the book. Two versions (one color, one black-and-white) are attached as supplemental files in PDF format.

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The map, printed separately, is almost never found with the book. The last copy with the map sold at auction was inthe copy owned by Robert Hoe. An appendix to his book, "The Adventures of Colonel Daniel Boon," assured Boone's immortality and created a model of the American frontiersman.

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Daniel Boone, One of the first Settlers, comprehending every important Occurrence in the political History of that Province.