John Filson Collection, Manuscripts, Filson Club, Louisville

John Filson Collection, Manuscripts, Filson Club, Louisville

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Signed document of Filson as member of jury in a civil suit, 3/1788. John Filson Collection, Manuscripts, Filson Club, Louisville.

File: FCLUB3.DR2



    Created: 11/5/2018 5:57:05 PM
    Project: Digitizing Daniel Boone
    Creator: Faragher, John Mack
    ID: 27-40-22292-35421
    Permanent Link: https://sourcenotes.miamioh.edu/id?27-40-22292-35421


John Filson Collection, Manuscripts, Filson Club, Louisville

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Undated, but circa 1810-12: 1: <To the Honorable the President of the United States and the Rest of the members of Congress assembled -- Humbly sheweth to your Honorable Body that your petitioner Squire Boone Set out from the State of North Carolina with four others in the year one Thousand Seven Hundred & Sixty Nine in Search of the Western world and after a Long and Fearsome Journey through hils mountains & a Savage Country we arrived in that fertile Country called an Known by the Name of the Kenticky District where we tarried a considerable time viewing and Exploring the Country and in about twelve months Retirned home to my Family much worn out with the Long and Fatiguing Journey in a short time I returned to the said Country in search of my Brother Daniel Boone. But did not make a Long Stay, but returned to North Carolina where I remained until March 1775 at which time I took a majors Command [torn] Col. Richd. Henderson (who [torn] claimd the said Kentucky Country and came out and settled [torn] place called and known by the Name of Boone Bough on the Kentuck River During which time I sent Several Expresses to the governor when no other person could be got [torn] go, and at other times was out on Scout after the Indians, and after the State of Virginia had taken the Country from Colo. Henderson, I took a Capt. Comisson un[der] General George R. Clarke Segnd [?] by his Excelency Patrick Henry, Governner of the State of Virginia, after which time I shortly Recievd. a wound on a small Expedition at Harrods Burg.> continued

File: FCLUB3.DR2



    Created: 11/5/2018 5:58:01 PM
    Project: Digitizing Daniel Boone
    Creator: Faragher, John Mack
    ID: 27-40-22292-35422
    Permanent Link: https://sourcenotes.miamioh.edu/id?27-40-22292-35422














    

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