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Filson, John, approximately 1747-1788.
Life and adventures of Colonel Daniel Boon.
[New York, Reprinted, 1916]
|Named Person:||Daniel Boone; Daniel Boone|
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|Notes:||"26 copies printed for Heartman's historical series. Also 51 copies printed for the Daniel Boone club." This copy not numbered.
The first part of the account, extending to 1782, was written in the form of an autobiography of Boone, "from his own mouth," by John Filson and first published in the appendix to his "Discovery, settlement, and present state of Kentucky," Wilmington, Del., 1784. cf. R.T. Durrett, John Filson, 1884, and preface to Filson's "Discovery." The continuation of the life of Boone is by "a near relation of the colonel" (a resident of Cincinnati).
|Description:||3 preliminary leaves, -42 pages portrait 26 x 21 cm.|
|Series Title:||Heartman's historical series, no. 17|
|Responsibility:||written by himself; to which is added a narration of his latter life until his death; annexed is an eulogy by Lord Byron. Brooklyn, Printed for C. Wilder, 1823.|