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The discovery, settlement and present state of Kentucke

and an essay towards the topography, and natural history of that important country: to which is added, an appendix, containing. I. The adventures of Col. Daniel Boon, one of the first settlers, comprehending every important occurrence in the political history of that province. II. The minutes of the Piankashaw council, held at Post St. Vincents, April 15, 1784. III. An account of the Indian nations inhabiting within the limits of the thirteen United States, their manners and customs, and reflections on their origin. IV. The stages and distances between Philadelphia and the Falls of the Ohio; from Pittsburg to Pensacola and several other places.

by John Filson

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Published by James Adams in Wilmington [Del.] .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    StatementThe whole illustrated by a new and accurate map of Kentucke and the country adjoining, drawn from actual surveys. By John Filson.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination118 p.
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17458037M
    OCLC/WorldCa6748024

    Discovery, settlement, and present State of Kentucke. New York, Corinth Books [] (OCoLC) Online version: Filson, John, approximately Discovery, settlement, and present State of Kentucke. New York, Corinth Books [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Daniel Boone; Daniel Boone: Document Type: Book: All . Buy The Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucke: And an Essay Towards the Topography, and Natural History of That Important Country by Filson, John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low 5/5(1).

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The Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucke () John Filson’s account of the geography and early history of Kentucky includes the first published story of the adventures of Daniel Boone, hunter, explorer, and frontiersman.

He settled in Lexington, taught school, surveyed land claims, and travelled the region interviewing the settlers and leading citizens. He wrote The Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucke during this period, and travelled to Wilmington, Delaware, to have it published in the summer of The Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucky, and an Introduction to the Topography and Natural History of That Country.

Also Colonel D | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or.

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.

"The Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucke (): An .This foldout map of Kentucky is from the French edition of John Filson's Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucke (), a book that helped bring international fame to the frontiersman Daniel Boone. (The American version of the book was published the previous year.).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.

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