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  • Subject is exactly "Pioneer life--Kentucky"

Letter from John Williams, Jr. to Isaac Hite, 13 February 1780
In a letter to Isaac Hite from Harrodsburg, Kentucky, John Williams, Jr., writes about trying to buy large tracts of land in Kentucky, although he claims that all of the good land has been taken by settlements. He writes about a land dispute in the…

Edward Worthington vs. Daniel Callaghan & others, 27 June 1801
Court case between Edward Worthington and Daniel Callaghan & others, regarding land Worthington had located for Callaghan in Harrison County, Kentucky, in 1779. Worthington sued for his locator's share of the land.

William Brown's memorandum book, 1790
Memorandum book documenting William Brown's travel from Hanover County, Virginia, to Kentucky, via Fort Pitt and the Ohio River. Included are pages from 1 August 1790, to 1 December 1790.

Letter from George Rogers Clark to George Mason, 19 November 1779
Sketches of the enterprise and proceedings in the Illinois Country by Colonel George Rogers Clark, Commander of that Expedition, in a letter to Colonel George Mason of Gunston Hall, Virginia. In this letter, Clark writes about the origins of the…