GEORGE ROGERS CLARK PAPERS, 1771-1781. COLLECTIONS OF THE ILLINOIS STATE HISTORICAL LIBRARY 3

GEORGE ROGERS CLARK PAPERS, 1771-1781. COLLECTIONS OF THE ILLINOIS STATE HISTORICAL LIBRARY 3

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Long Seige John Bowman to George Rogers Clark, Harrodsburg, 10/14/1778: <The Indians have Pushed us hard this Summer, I shall onley Begin at the 7th of Sept when three Hundred and thirty Indians with 8 French Men Came to Boonesburg Rased a flag and Called for Capt Boone who had Lately Come from them, and offred Terms of Peace to the Boonesburgh People. Hearing that the Indians Gladly Treted with you at the Illinois, gave them Reason to think that the Indians were Sincear; two days being taken up in this manner till the[y] Became Wuite fimeleyer [familiar] with one another; but finding the Boonesburg People would not turn out, and having Colo. Callaway[,] Marj. Smith, Capt. Boone[,] Capt. Buchanan, and their Subolterns Eight in Number, in the Lick where the[y] had their Table, (you know the distance about 80 yards) the Indians Getting up, Blackfish made a long Speach, then gave the word go, Instantly a Signal Gun fired, the Indians fastned on the eight men to take them off, the white People began to dispute the Matter, to unarm'd, and Broke Loose from the Indians though there were two and three Indians to one White Man, In Runing the above Distance upw'd of 200 Guns fired from Each Side and yet Every man Escaped But Squire Boone, who was Badley wounded though not Mortally and he got Safe to the fort. On this a hot Ingagement Insued for nine days and nights constant fire without any Intermission, No more damage was Done however But one killed. and two wounded The Indians then Dispersed to the Defrent [different] forts where they Still Remain in greate numbers and way Laying our Hunters. . . . The Indians have Done More Damige in the Interier Settlements this summer than ever was Done in one season before.> GEORGE ROGERS CLARK PAPERS, 1771-1781. COLLECTIONS OF THE ILLINOIS STATE HISTORICAL LIBRARY 3:69-70

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GEORGE ROGERS CLARK PAPERS, 1771-1781. COLLECTIONS OF THE ILLINOIS STATE HISTORICAL LIBRARY 3

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From the Diary of George Rogers Clark. 3/7/1777: <Indians killed one man at Boonsborough & wounded one.> 4/24/1777: <40 or 50 Indians attacked Boonsborough killed and scalped Danl Goodman wounded Capt. Boone Capt. Todd Mr Hite & M Stoner Indians 'tis thought sustained much damage.> 5/23/1777: <A large party of Indians attacked Boonsborough Forts kept a warm Fire until 100 Oclock at NIght began it the next Morning & kept a Warm Fire until Midnight attempting several Times to burn the Fort 3 of our men were wounded not mjortally The Enemy suffered considerably.> 5/26/1777: <A party went out to hunt Indians one wounded Squire Boone & escaped.> 6/22/1777: <a few Guns fired at Boons[bourogh].> 9/23/1777: <Express resive from Boons and say that on the 13th Captn Smith arive their with 48 Men 150 more on the March for this also with an Act that General Washnigton had defeated How[e] Joyfull News if true.> GEORGE ROGERS CLARK PAPERS, 1771-1781. COLLECTIONS OF THE ILLINOIS STATE HISTORICAL LIBRARY 3:21-23.

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GEORGE ROGERS CLARK PAPERS, 1771-1781. COLLECTIONS OF THE ILLINOIS STATE HISTORICAL LIBRARY 3

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William Bailey Smith to George Rogers Clark, Holston River, 3/7/1778: <a few days ago there Came an Express from kentuckey here and informed me of Capt Daniel Boone with Twenty Eight men being taken prisonners from the Salt licks on licking Creek without Sheding one drop of blood.> GEORGE ROGERS CLARK PAPERS, 1771-1781. COLLECTIONS OF THE ILLINOIS STATE HISTORICAL LIBRARY 3:40.

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GEORGE ROGERS CLARK PAPERS, 1771-1781. COLLECTIONS OF THE ILLINOIS STATE HISTORICAL LIBRARY 3

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William Bailey Smith to George Rogers Clark, Holston River, 3/29/1778: <the Arival of Squire Boone in this quarter which informed the Inhabitant of Daniel Boone with 27 Men being taken prisonners from the Salt Springs on licking creek.> GEORGE ROGERS CLARK PAPERS, 1771-1781. COLLECTIONS OF THE ILLINOIS STATE HISTORICAL LIBRARY 3:42.

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