1939

John Bakeless, DANIEL BOONE (New York: W. Morrow & Co., 1939)

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Land Speculation
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Since Transylvania claims were now invalid, the VA govt. send a land commission to hear all claims; authority to issue certificates for 400 acres if a settler's right of occupation was established, plus a preemption right to 1000 acres adjoining. At Boonesborough DB "established what then appeared to be perfectly good claims to fourteen hundred acres for himself, another fourteen hundred for Israel Boone and one thousand acres for George Boone." Commission issued certificates for 3200 claims. (BAKELESS:243)

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