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  • Subject is exactly "Frontier and pioneer life--Kentucky"

Letters from the South and West
Contains observations on the first settlers of Kentucky as well as their cabins, crops, animals and customs.

Letter from George Foote to his father, 23 April 1812
Letter discussing travels from New Orleans, steamboat usage, land purchases, cotton prices, natural disasters, and crops.

Letter from Robert Tyler, 6 September 1781
This letter from Robert Tyler states that he and Abraham VanMeter had been authorized to examine the condition of state beef stored at Boone’s State, Kentucky, for the troops, noting the quantity that is fit for troops and the quantity that was unfit…

Letter from Barthelemi Tardiveau to St. John de Crevecoeur, 7 October 1789 [Letter Incomplete]
Tardiveau expresses his upset at not receiving frequent letters from his friends, and wants to know if they want to hear from him less. Talks of troubles regarding politics in his region. States that they're still waiting on Governor St. Clair to…