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The discovery, settlement and present state of Kentucky

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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…

Indian Wars of the West

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"Containing biographical sketches of those pioneers who headed the western settlers in repelling the attacks of the savages, together with a view of the character, manners, monuments, and antiquities of the western Indians."

Letter from Harrodsburg, Kentucky, 30 January 1780

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The author writes of his extensive land purchase near the Falls of the Ohio and on Mulberry Hill. He describes the timber and cost of land, discusses his finances and selling enslaved people to pay for land clearing. He mentions the large influx of…