1777

Draper Manuscripts: Daniel Boone Papers, 1760-1911, Series CC, Wisconsin Historical Society (Madison, Wisconsin)

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4/30/1777: <Butler (Kentucky) arrived from Boonesborough, & informed us that on Thursday last (24th April) a body of Indians, in number 40 or 50, attacked that place, killed & scalped Daniel Goodman, wounded D. Boon, I. Hite, Jno. Todd, & Michael Stoner.> 5/27/1777: <Alarms this morning. Express arrived from Logan's and informed us that Boon's Fort was attacked on Friday morning last (23d. May) & a brisk firing kept up until Sunday monring when they left the place.> 6/4/1777: <during the heavy firing on Boonsborough 23d and 24th May, there were but three men wounded; this hoped not mortally; . . . the Indians tried to burn the fort, but were prevented by considerable loss.> 6/5/1777: <Express returned from Boonesborough & says that Tuesday last they went within 1 1/2 miles of the Fort, and found a large part of Indians there, and thought not fit to attempt going in.> 6/25/1777: <Express arrived from Logan's & Boonesborough & say that the Indians fired at Boon's without any damage except killing cattle.> John Cowan, Journal kept at Harrodsburg. 4CC30

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