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Letter, 1783 Apr. 26.

Author: Isaac Hite
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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An eleven page letter from Hite to his father Abraham Hite, in Hampshire County, Va., relating his business interests in land speculation, salt works, and iron manufacturing; Indian hostilities, especially a raid at Crab Orchard, Ky. in which an African American fought off the Indians and saved a white family; John Floyd's death and its effect on the defense of Jefferson County, Ky.; and his business dealings with  Read more...
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Named Person: George Rogers Clark; Walker Daniel; John Floyd; Abraham Hite; Abraham Hite; Joseph Hite; Gilbert Imlay; Moses Kuykendall, (Kentucky pioneer); George May, Kentucky pioneer.; John May; James Sodowski
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Isaac Hite
OCLC Number: 49242782
Notes: Access at The Filson Historical Society, Special Collections Department only.
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An eleven page letter from Hite to his father Abraham Hite, in Hampshire County, Va., relating his business interests in land speculation, salt works, and iron manufacturing; Indian hostilities, especially a raid at Crab Orchard, Ky. in which an African American fought off the Indians and saved a white family; John Floyd's death and its effect on the defense of Jefferson County, Ky.; and his business dealings with James Sodowski, Walker Daniel, George and John May, Gilbert Imlay, Isaac Kellar, Moses Kuykendall, and George Rogers Clark.

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