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Shepherd, David 1734-1795

Works: 9 works in 9 publications in 1 language and 9 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Treaties 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by David Shepherd
Draper manuscript collection by Lyman Copeland Draper( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The bulk of the collection consists of Draper's voluminous correspondence with pioneer settlers, war veterans, their descendants, and others; his interview and research notes; and his writings. Interspersed among these items are copied, transcribed, and original contemporary historical manuscripts and government records, including personal and official letters; diaries and journals; reminiscences; military muster rolls, payrolls, order books, court martial lists, pension statements, and receipts; family and personal records; business and legal records; surveyors' notes, maps and plats, and other land records; and newspaper and magazine articles. These materials contain information on such topics as border forays, frontier wars, and the Mecklenberg declaration of independence; and on numerous individuals, including Daniel Boone, Joseph Brant, George Rogers Clark, William Clark, William Henry Harrison, and Tecumseh
Draper manuscripts: David Shepherd papers by David Shepherd( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers of David Shepherd (1734-1795), a distinguished militia officer, businessman, sheriff, and legislator from the Wheeling, West Virginia region. Although military correspondence and records constitute the bulk of the collection, some letters and papers concerning Shepherd's business affairs and family are intermingled. Major topics of discussion include Dunmore's expedition, the Revolutionary War, military matters in the Wheeling area, western defense, and Indian troubles; and military plans and events such as the assault on Detroit and St. Clair's expedition
Audience Level
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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.83 (from 0.50 for David Shep ... to 1.00 for Draper man ...)