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discovery, settlement, and present State of Kentucke.

John Filson

discovery, settlement, and present State of Kentucke.

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Published by Corinth Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kentucky
    • Subjects:
    • Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820,
    • Indians of North America,
    • Kentucky -- History -- To 1792

    • Edition Notes

      StatementIntrod. by William H. Masterson.
      SeriesThe American experience series,, AE15
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF454 .F485
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 118 p.
      Number of Pages118
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5850155M
      LC Control Number62010043
      OCLC/WorldCa3528462


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This book tracks the settlement, natural history and topography of the nation's fifteenth state, from the first white man to land at the mouth of the Kentucky River (in ) to the book's.

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John Filson's, The Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucky: And an Essay Towards the Topography, and Natural History of that Important Country: To Which is Added, an Appendix, Containing The Adventures of Col.

Daniel Boone, One of the first Settlers, comprehending every important Occurrence in the political History of that Province. 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 He also had a "Map of Kentucke" engraved and printed in Philadelphia.

The edition, including both book and map, consisted of 1, copies and was priced at $ 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.

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Filson’s book, “The Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucke,” was really a long brochure, meant to inflate the value of the author’s real estate near present-day Lexington. DISCOVERY, SETTLEMENT. And prffent State of. KENTUCKE: AND. An ESSAY towards the Topography, and Natural Hisiory of that im¬ portant Country: To which ii added.

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The adventures of Col. Daniel Boon, one of the first settlers, comprehending every important occurrence in the political history of that province. Perhaps this helps explain why Harrod contributed a prefatory endorsement to John Filson’s influential Discovery, Settlement, and Present State of Kentucke, a pamphlet published in and circulated widely in Europe.

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Filson, John, c–, Kentucky pioneer, b. Chester co., Pa. In he acquired land in Kentucky, taught school, and wrote Discovery, Settlement, and Present State of Kentucke (). This first history, or traveler's description, of the state contained a very good map that was also published separately in several editions.

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