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Life and adventures of Colonel Daniel Boon, the first white settler of the state of Kentucky. : Comprising an account of his first excursion to Kentucky in 1769, then a wild wilderness, inhabited by no other human beings but savages--his remove there with his family in 1773--and of his various encounters with the Indians, from the year 1769 to 1782. Preview this item
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Life and adventures of Colonel Daniel Boon, the first white settler of the state of Kentucky. : Comprising an account of his first excursion to Kentucky in 1769, then a wild wilderness, inhabited by no other human beings but savages--his remove there with his family in 1773--and of his various encounters with the Indians, from the year 1769 to 1782.

Author: Daniel Boone; John Filson; C Wilder; George Gordon Byron Byron, Baron
Publisher: Brooklyn-- : Printed for C. Wilder--, 1823.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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Genre/Form: History
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Named Person: Daniel Boone; Daniel Boone; Daniel Boone
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Boone; John Filson; C Wilder; George Gordon Byron Byron, Baron
OCLC Number: 191251255
Notes: Written in the form of an autobiography of Boone, "from his own mouth," by John Filson, and first published in the appendix to Filson's Discovery, settlement and present state of Kentucke, Wilmington, 1784. Cf. Durrett, R.T. John Filson, 1884.
Running title: Life and adventures of Col. Daniel Boon.
Frontispiece portrait of Daniel Boone.
Description: 36 p., [1] leaf of plates : 1 port. ; 18 cm.
Responsibility: Written by himself. ; To which is added, a narration of the most important incidents of his life from the latter period, until the period of his death, June 27, 1821, at the advanced age of 90 years--comprising an account of his many extraordinary excursions and hair-breath escapes, while in pursuit of the wild beasts of the forest, his favorite amusement until the day of his death. ; Annexed, is an eulogy on Col. Boon, and choice of life, by Lord Byron.

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