Boone Papers, Missouri Historical Society

1797

Boone Papers, Missouri Historical Society

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1/9/1797 <Daniel Morgan Boone, owner of four slaves, and of numerous cattle, has the honor of representing to you that with your agreement he has settled for more than a year on a tract of land located in the area of the Femme Osage River, which tract is adjacent to that of Mr. Darst's son. The petitioner would like to obtain in this place the concession of a tract of six hundred arpents in area in such a way as to include the settlement that he has already made into rich prairie which he ventures to extend by means of your justic and by the encouragement that you give each day to the farmers. <St. Louis, 1 September 1797> Boone Papers, Missouri Historical Society. Translated by Robert Schwartz.

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1799-11-09

Boone Papers, Missouri Historical Society

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11/9/1799 <To Denon Charles Dessaults de Passus, Lieutenant Colonel attached to Regiment Six of the Louisiana Territory, and Lieutenant General of the Upper Part of the same Province. <Le Sieur Squire Boone C R [sic] established for more than one year by agreement of Monsieur Denon Trudeau, your predecessor, on the River Aux Cuivres Northern Bank of the Missouri, has the honor to inform you that his distance from the government and some serious illnesses that afflicted him and his family since their arrival in this country have prevented him until this moment to present his petition, which with confidence your goodness that you will take note of the reason that he avows to you and that it will please you to grant him an amount of land proportional to the population of his family (and slaves) which is composed by himself, his wife, six children, and ten slaves, in the same place that he has already settled and on which he resides. The petitioner, having no other motive than that of living as a peaceful and obedient farmer, dares to hope from your justice that it will please you to grant the rich land that he solicits. <St. Louis 9 November 1799> Boone Papers, Missouri Historical Society. Translated by Robert Schwartz.

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