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Journal of the Kentucky Convention
Journal of the Kentucky Constitutional Convention, held in Frankfort, on 22 July 1799.

The discovery, settlement and present state of Kentucky
Contains the adventures of Daniel Boone, the minutes of the Piankashaw council, an account of the Native American nations inhabiting within the limits of the thirteen United States, and the stages and distances between Philadelphia and the Falls of…

State of the British and French colonies in North America
Full version of this text available at State of the British and French Colonies in North America.

Tales and sketches, from the Queen City
Includes information on a Kentucky election and on how the Ohio River came to be named.

Considerations, on some of the matters to be acted on, or worth acting on, at the next session of the General Assembly of Kentucky.
First, the sphere of powers of the Judiciary. Second, the ways and means by which the people may extricate themselves from difficulties and raise to happiness. Includes two extracts from the Morning Post.

Alexander Scott Bullitt essay regarding politics, government, and education of the Native Americans, ca. 1790

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Speech/essay regarding politics, government, land law, and education in part possibly intended for publication in the Kentucky Gazette.

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 22 and 24 November 1808
Clark writes his brother Jonathan a lengthy letter from St. Louis regarding foreign affairs, politics, Native American affairs, and land investment and resources such as lead mining and salt springs. He has placed some of his enslaved people and one…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 22 January 1807
Clark writes his brother Jonathan from Washington, D. C., reporting on activities there and his flattering treatment in wake of the successful return of the expedition. He reports he has discussed the Burr Conspiracy with President Jefferson and…

Petition by Alexander Scott Bullitt, ca. 1790
Petition regarding the prejudice and injustice caused in Alexander S. Bullitt's opinion by allowing judges to hear and rule in cases from their own neighborhood.